DENO-531821: Post-medieval coin: groat of Elizabeth

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-531821

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver post-medieval groat of Elizabeth I. Uncertain initial mark, London (Tower) mint (AD 1558-1603).

Evidence of reuse: possible small hole punched through.

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 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 0.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Friday 31st August 2018

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8814

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling or groat
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: Crown bust left.
Obverse inscription: [ELIZAB]ETH [D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: [POSVI]/ DEV. AD/IUTORE/[M].MEU
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Long Bennington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8046
Four figure Latitude: 53.00534888
Four figure longitude: -0.80924733
1:25K map: SK8046
1:10K map: SK84NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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