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Unique ID: DEV-2CB56E

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A Post Medieval silver hammered groat of Elizabeth I (AD 158 to 1603), without rose or date. The coin dates from AD 1560 to 1561. Second issue; cross crosslet mint mark; Spink number 2556.


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.64 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th March 2015

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: ELIZA[BETH] DG [ANG] FR [A ET HIB...]REGI[..]
Reverse description: Square topped shield divided by long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADVITORE MEV
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Rewe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS9200
Four figure Latitude: 50.78947641
Four figure longitude: -3.53356342
1:25K map: SS9200
1:10K map: SS90SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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