GLO-4D9AF2: GLO-4D9AF2 Groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-4D9AF2

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

Silver groat of Elizabeth I Date to 1558-1603 Obverse: no detail remains [ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA] Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross (no date above shield), [P]OSUI [DEU] ADIVTO[TEM] M[EU]

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 1559
Date to: Circa AD 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.12 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st May 2016 - Thursday 1st September 2016

Personal details

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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
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1986, 2032)
Obverse description: no detail remains
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross (no date above shield),
Reverse inscription: [P]OSUI [DEU] ADIVTO[TEM] M[EU]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Horton

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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