NLM-0CC500: Post-Medieval Coin: Groat of Elizabeth I from Belton

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-0CC500

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver

Coin. Groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), issue dated 1563.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark Pheon (53).

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D'.G'.ANG'.FR'.ET.HI'.REGINA

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

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'.AD/IVTORE/M:MEVM

Diameter: 25.1mm, Weight: 2.79gms, die axis: 4

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1563
Date to: Exactly AD 1563

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.79 g
Diameter: 25.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 19th October 2012

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: NLM21214

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
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: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2037)
Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. .
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D’.G’.ANG’.FR’.ET.HI’.REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France with long cross, date over shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV’.AD/IVTORE/M:MEVM
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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)
Parish or ward: Belton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7707
Four figure Latitude: 53.55399
Four figure longitude: -0.839187
1:25K map: SE7707
1:10K map: SE70NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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