CORN-325B1C: groat of Mary (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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Unique ID: CORN-325B1C

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

A silver groat of Mary I (1553-54), mint mark pomegranate, Spink 2492.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Exactly AD 1553
Date to: Exactly AD 1554

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.77 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 19th February 2018 - Monday 19th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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 facing left
Obverse inscription: MARIAo‽oD'GoANG'FRAo'Z'oHIB'oREGI'o
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: VERITAS‽TEMPORIS FILIA
Initial mark: pomegranate
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Marazion (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5230
Four figure Latitude: 50.11815502
Four figure longitude: -5.47057349
1:25K map: SW5230
1:10K map: SW50NW
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

References cited

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Find number: NARC-C2F275
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A silver groat of Mary (1553 - 1554). Pomegranate mint marks. Reference: Spink (2010) no. 2492
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Find number: DEV-6D0232
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Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A postmedieval silver hammered groat of Mary I (AD 1553 - 1558). The coin dates between AD 1553 to 1554, Pomegranate mint mark. Spink referen…
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Find number: DEV-FF374D
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A Post-Medieval silver groat of Mary I (AD 1553-54), dating to AD 1553-54. Pomegranate initial mark. London mint. North (1991: 126) no. 1960.
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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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