DEV-4798D2: Postmedieval coin: Elizabeth I groat

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-4798D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A postmedieval silver hammered coin. The coin is a groat (no date on reverse) of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to 1603).

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 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Rally details.

This object was found at Membury, Yeovil MDBC Club, 24-25 March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

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
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1986, 2032)
Obverse description: Bust left
Obverse inscription: [...]LIZ[...]
Reverse description: Square topped shield divided by long cross fourhee; no date above
Reverse inscription: POSVI[...]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Chardstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST2705
Four figure Latitude: 50.83990334
Four figure longitude: -3.03812244
1:25K map: ST2705
1:10K map: ST20NE
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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