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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-9DF9C1

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A silver milled groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), star initial mark dating to 1560-1567. Obverse: crowned bust left with ornate dress. Reverse: long cross fourchee over royal shield. North (1991), p138, number 2032.

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 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 22.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 13th April 2019

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
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, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2032)
Obverse description: Small faced bust with ornate dress, left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH.D.G.ANG.FRA.ET.HIB.REGINA .
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: POSVI. / DEVM.AD / IVTORE/ M.MEVM.
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 6 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: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
Parish or ward: Steyning (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1613
Four figure Latitude: 50.90482917
Four figure longitude: -0.35160795
1:25K map: TQ1613
1:10K map: TQ11SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUR
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Updated: 3 years ago

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