PUBLIC-6E01F1: elizabeth i groat front and back

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-6E01F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval Silver groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD) first issue, initial mark martlet, 1560-1561 AD, North 1986.

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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 23.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

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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 left
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fourchee, dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEV ADIVTOREM MUE
Initial mark: martet
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Tenterden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 133 1986

Similar objects

Find number: SUSS-8A6973
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), First Issue, Martlet initial mark, 1560-1561 AD, North 1986.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUSS-C72655
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A worn 16th century Post Medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD); London mint; Initial mark martlet 1560-1561 AD; North 1986.
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Find number: ESS-19D994
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post Medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), martlet initial mark, first issue, AD 1560-1561. North (1991; 133), ref: 1987.
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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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