HAMP-C1A245: Post-medieval coin : groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-C1A245

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), first issue, lis initial mark (inverted to obverse), Tower of London mint dating to 1558-60.
Reference: North 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: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 22.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 683

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: Bust left within beaded inner circle.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D['].G'.AN.FR[...] .REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSV[.. / ..]AD / IVTOR[E / ...]
Initial mark: Inverted lis / lis
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Moulsford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5883
Four figure Latitude: 51.54292534
Four figure longitude: -1.16504412
1:25K map: SU5883
1:10K map: SU58SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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