LVPL-1B8363: Post-Medieval groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-1B8363

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver groat of Elizabeth I, (AD1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA; crowned bust left.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.

IM: Martlet.

North no. 1986.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

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, not further defined (N 1986, 2032)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Die axis measurement: 6 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: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Askham Richard

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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