NARC-5E0E54: NARC-5E0E54 : Groat : Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-5E0E54

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Groat of Mary (1553-1554). Long cross reverse over squared royal shield. Pomegranate privy mark. London mint.

Diameter: 23.69mm, Thickness: 0.87mm, Weight: 2.9g

The coin is missing small portions of its outer flan.

North Vol II, P 126, No 1960.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1553
Date to: Circa AD 1554

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.87 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 23.69 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: MARIA D G ANG FRA Z HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée dividing the legend over royal shield
Reverse inscription: VERITA/S TEM/PORIS/ FILIA
Initial mark: Pomegranate
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Wellingborough (District)
Parish or ward: Irchester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9366
Four figure Latitude: 52.28428207
Four figure longitude: -0.6380893
1:25K map: SP9366
1:10K map: SP96NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 12 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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