HAMP-95F106: Post-medieval coin : groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-95F106

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), first issue, martlet initial mark, Tower of London mint dating to 1560-61.
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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 23.2 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 708

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: EL[IZ]ABETH D G AN'. FR'. ET HI REGI[NA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: [P]O[S]VI / DEV.AD / IVTORE / M[M]EV.
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Alderholt

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 5 days ago
Updated: 5 days ago

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