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SUSS-C72655: Post Medieval coin:  Groat of Elizabeth 1st

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-C72655

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn 16th century Post Medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD); London mint; Initial mark martlet 1560-1561 AD; North 1986.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.02 g
Diameter: 22.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 23rd August 2008

Rally details.

This object was found at Firle Rally 5

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1986)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG ANG [FRA] ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEV AD/IUTORE/M MEU
Initial mark: Martlet
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
Parish or ward: Alciston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4904
Four figure Latitude: 50.816387
Four figure longitude: 0.113756
1:25K map: TQ4904
1:10K map: TQ40SE
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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