WMID-D83211: Post Medieval coin: Groat of Mary I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-D83211

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

Post Medieval coin: A complete struck / hammered silver groat of Mary I (1553 - 1554 AD), minted between 1553 and 1554.

Diameter: 23.6mm
Thickness: 0.81mm
Weight: 1.6 grams

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 1554

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 23.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle
Secondary identifier: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Mary I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Mary, 1553-1554 (N 1960)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing left
Obverse inscription: MARIA [ ]ANG F [ ]
Reverse description: Shield bearing arms of England, long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: VERITA [ ]POR [ ]ILIA
Initial mark: unclear
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Lichfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1207
Four figure Latitude: 52.66059
Four figure longitude: -1.824019
1:25K map: SK1207
1:10K map: SK10NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found in July 2011
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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