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DENO-B4C850: Post-medieval coin: groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-B4C850

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

A silver post-medieval groat of Elizabeth I. Uncertain initial mark, London (Tower) mint (AD 1558-1603). Pierced (probably for second use) and broken.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

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: 0.49 g
Diameter: 14.01 mm

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8234

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS / LON/DON
Initial mark: Uncertain
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Holme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8058
Four figure Latitude: 53.11319441
Four figure longitude: -0.80627037
1:25K map: SK8058
1:10K map: SK85NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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