NLM-364485: Groat of Mary from Barton upon Humber

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-364485

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver

Coin. Groat of Mary (1553-1558).

Obverse description: Arched crown; no other details visible. Mintmark pomegranate.

Obverse inscription: MARIA.D.'G.' ANG'FRA'[---]REGI.'

Reverse description: Shield with Arms of England and France, long cross.

Reverse inscription: [VE]RITA/STEM/PORIS/(---)

Diameter: 22.9mm, Weight: 1.56gms, die axis: 5.

Class: Groat of Mary
Inscription: obverse: MARIA.D.’G.’ ANG’FRA’[---]REGI.’ reverse: [VE]RITA/STEM/PORIS/(---)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1553
Date to: Circa AD 1558

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 22.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009 - Thursday 31st December 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM16558

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Mary I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Mary, 1553-1554 (N 1960)
Obverse description: Arched crown; no other details visible.
Obverse inscription: MARIA.D.’G.’ ANG’FRA’[---]REGI.’
Reverse description: Shield with Arms of England and France, long cross.
Reverse inscription: [VE]RITA/STEM/PORIS/(---)
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Barton upon Humber

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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