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DENO-C2C5E0: Post-medieval coin: groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-C2C5E0

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

A silver post-medieval groat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Lis initial mark, Tower of London mint (AD 1558-1560; first issue; North 1986). The coin is bent, cracked, and missing a fragment from the edge.

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 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.46 g
Diameter: 23.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd June 2017 - Thursday 22nd June 2017

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8581

Materials and construction

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

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: Indiscernible.
Obverse inscription: ELIZ[BETH D G ANG] FRA Z HIB [REGINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV AD/[IVT]ORE/[M] MEVM
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: North East Derbyshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ashover (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3562
Four figure Latitude: 53.15398994
Four figure longitude: -1.47807544
1:25K map: SK3562
1:10K map: SK36SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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