WMID-45309E: Post medieval coin: Groat of Mary I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-45309E

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver groat of Mary I (AD 1553 to AD 1554), dating to the period AD 1553 to AD 1554. Minted at the Tower of London. Mint mark unclear. Coin slightly bent in a vague S shape. c.f. North vol 2, p 126, no 1960.

Diameter: 22.9 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.0 g

Evidence of reuse: Possibly bent in an S shape

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 1553
Date to: Circa AD 1554
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Diameter: 22.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th March 2019 - Wednesday 27th March 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Mary I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Mary, 1553-1554 (N 1960)
Obverse description: unclear
Obverse inscription: [ ]ANG FRA Z HIB REG[ ]
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: VER[ ]TEM PO[ ]
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: East Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Croxden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0537
Four figure Latitude: 52.93038262
Four figure longitude: -1.92706379
1:25K map: SK0537
1:10K map: SK03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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