DEV-C3CE24: Postmedieval coin: groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-C3CE24

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A Postmedieval silver hammered coin of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). The coin is a groat without rose or date, cross crosslet mint mark dates the coin to AD 1560-1561 Similar to Spink reference number 2556 (2011 edition).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.83 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Personal details

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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, 1558-1561 (N 1986)
Obverse description: Crowned bust, left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D.G [EN]G FR ET H[IB] REGINA
Reverse description: Square topped shield divided by long cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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: Huxham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9598
Four figure Latitude: 50.772049
Four figure longitude: -3.490446
1:25K map: SX9598
1:10K map: SX98NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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