BUC-56149C: Post medieval coin: groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-56149C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver post medieval groat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating to 1560-61. Mint of London. First coinage, cross crosslet initial mark. North 1991, volume II, page 133, number 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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.7 mm
Width: 22.6 mm
Weight: 1.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th October 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers Bucks Oct 2017 American Tour 2

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4793

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, not further defined (N 1986, 2032)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA [ET HIB] REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Cross Crosslet
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Thornton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7635
Four figure Latitude: 52.00824003
Four figure longitude: -0.89416746
1:25K map: SP7635
1:10K map: SP73NE
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: Date Found
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd page 133, number 1986.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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