LANCUM-DDE1D7: Post-medieval coin: silver groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-DDE1D7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Groat of Elizabeth dating from AD1560-61. Mintmark: martlet. Second issue.

Obv: ELIZABETH D [G ANG F]R ET H REGINA

Rev: POSVI DEV ADIVTORE[M MEV]

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 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 3 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.95 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

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, 1558-1561 (N 1986)
Obverse description: bust left
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D [G ANG F]R ET H REGINA
Reverse description: royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTORE[M MEV]
Initial mark: martlet
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Warton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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