YORYM-59E0DB: Post-medieval Coin : Groat of Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-59E0DB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver groat of Mary dating to the period AD 1553 - 1554. Long cross fourchee over royal shield reverse. Pomegranate initial mark. Mint of London.

North Vol 2, p.126, no.1960.

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 1553
Date to: Circa AD 1554

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 20.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th August 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04489

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Mary I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Mary, 1553-1554 (N 1960)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: MARIA[---------------]GI
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield reverse
Reverse inscription: [VERITAS TEMP]ORIS FILI[A]
Initial mark: Pomegranate
Die axis measurement: 1 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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Knaresborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3758
Four figure Latitude: 54.01668893
Four figure longitude: -1.43681987
1:25K map: SE3758
1:10K map: SE35NE
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: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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