LVPL-01C2D2: Post Medieval coin: Groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-01C2D2

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Post Medieval coin: A complete silver struck / hammered groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), minted between 1560 and 1561. North type 1986

Diameter: 22.31mm
Thickness: 0.73mm
Weight: 1.7 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2011T271

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.73 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 22.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th April 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2011T271
Treasure case number: 2011T271

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 facing left
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D'G:AN'FR'ET HIB.REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchees dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV:ADIVTORE M:MEV
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chester

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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