Elizabeth I 1558 - 1603 AD - Groat

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Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561
 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: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: +ELIZABETH:[ D G ]ANG FR: ET: HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square toppped royal shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: +POSVI/DEV: AD/IVTORE/M: MEV;
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
 Spatial data
Region: South East (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County) 
District: Swale (District) 
Parish or ward: Selling (Civil Parish) 

A Post medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD), initial mark cross and crosslet, 1560-1561 AD, North (1991) No.1986.

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.85 g
Diameter: 23.3 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th September 2018

 Coin references
Garden of England MDC - Arable