PUBLIC-A202BA: Queen Mary groat front and back

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A202BA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin fragment. Groat of Mary (1553-1554); about half the flan is lost and what remains is very worn. Obverse description: trace of legend, all other detail lost.

Obverse inscription: [--]IBR[--]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross.

Reverse inscription: IS[-----]A

Diameter: 22.67mm, Thickness 0.47, Weight: 0.8gms

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 1553
Date to: Circa AD 1554

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.47 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 22.67 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Mary I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Mary, 1553-1554 (N 1960)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [--]IBR[--]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross.
Reverse inscription: IS[-----]A
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Tenterden

Spatial coordinates


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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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