SOM-F2A20D: Post-medieval coin: groat of Philip and Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-F2A20D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete post-medieval silver groat of Philip and Mary (1554 - 1558). Lis Initial mark. Mint of London. North (1991, 129) no. 1973.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1554
Date to: Exactly AD 1558

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 23.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th February 2019 - Wednesday 15th May 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Mr Edward Caswell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018497

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Philip of Spain and Mary Tudor
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Philip and Mary, 1554-1558 (N 1973)
Obverse description: Crowned bust of Mary facing lef
Obverse inscription: PHILIP : Z MARIA . D . G : REX . Z . REGI[NA]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/MVS. DE/VM . ADIV/TO . NOS
Initial mark: Fleur-de-lis
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Plymtree CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

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Recording Institution: SOM
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Updated: About one month ago

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