IOW-6D69B0: Post-Medieval Coin: Groat of Philip and Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-6D69B0

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

A fragment of a post-Medieval silver groat of Philip and Mary (1554-1558). North 1991: 129, ref: 1973).

Obverse: PHILIP [Z MARIA D G REX Z REGI]; Crowned bust of Mary left.

Reverse: [POSVI/MVS DE]/VM·ADI/V[TO NOS]; Cross fourchée over royal shield.

Length: 12.6mm; width: 11.0mm. Weight: 0.42g. DA=12:3.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1554
Date to: Exactly AD 1558

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.6 mm
Width: 11 mm
Weight: 0.42 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th April 2018 - Sunday 15th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-2-45

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Philip of Spain and Mary Tudor
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Philip and Mary, 1554-1558 (N 1973)
Obverse description: Crowned bust of Mary left
Obverse inscription: PHILIP [Z MARIA D G REX Z REGI]
Reverse description: Cross fourchée over royal shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/MVS DE]/VM·ADI/V[TO NOS]
Initial mark: Missing
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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