DEV-83A7BF: Post-Medieval coin: silver groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-83A7BF

Object type certainty: Probably
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A Post-Medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), dating to 1558-60. First coinage, lis 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 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 23.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Leah Moradi
Identified by: Miss Leah Moradi

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019992

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: ELIZABETH.D.G:ANG.FRA.Z.HIB.REGI
Reverse description: Square-topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV.AD/IVTORE/M.MEV.
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Broad Clyst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9893
Four figure Latitude: 50.72763625
Four figure longitude: -3.44652933
1:25K map: SX9893
1:10K map: SX93NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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