DEV-4DC90E: Post-medieval Coin: Groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-4DC90E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), dating to AD 1560-1561. First coinage, Martlet initial mark, London mint. North (1991: 133) no. 1986.

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 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 22.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th August 2017 - Sunday 10th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at West Ashford rally, Nr. Braunton, Devon, August-September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ticket no. 3

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, 1558-1561 (N 1986)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABE]TH DG AN FR [ET] HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: North Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Heanton Punchardon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS5234
Four figure Latitude: 51.08617044
Four figure longitude: -4.11450819
1:25K map: SS5234
1:10K map: SS53SW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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