CORN-6127AB: cut quarter of groat of Mary I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-6127AB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver cut quarter of a groat of Mary I (1553-1554), mintmark pomegranate, Spink 2492, North 1960.

Evidence of reuse: cut into a quarter to be used as smaller change.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1553
Date to: Circa AD 1554
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2015 - Sunday 15th February 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Identified by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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 facing left, but only hair visible.
Obverse inscription: [MAR]IAo‽oD'GoAN[G'FRAo'Z'oHIB'oREGI'o]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield, but only third quarter visible.
Reverse inscription: [VERITAS TEM] PORIS [FILIA]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Perranzabuloe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW7754
Four figure Latitude: 50.34359633
Four figure longitude: -5.13555225
1:25K map: SW7754
1:10K map: SW74SE
Grid reference source: From 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

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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