NLM-37A894: Post-Medieval Coin: Groat of Elizabeth from Burwell

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-37A894

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

Silver

Coin. Groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dated issue of 1567

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head.

Obverse inscription: [ELIZABET]H:D'.G'.ANG'.[--]ET:HI'.REG[INA]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield. Mintmark coronet (74).

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

Diameter: 24.9mm, Weight: 2.46gms, die axis: 9

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 1567
Date to: Exactly AD 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.46 g
Diameter: 24.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th 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: NLM21410

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: Groat: Elizabeth I, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2032)
Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head.
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABET]H:D’.G’.ANG’.[--]ET:HI’.REG[INA]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV’.AD/IVTORE/M.MEV.
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Burwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3579
Four figure Latitude: 53.290775
Four figure longitude: 0.023843
1:25K map: TF3579
1:10K map: TF37NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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