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Title: 1559 groat
Post by: wet feet again on July 18, 2019, 11:52:42 AM
need help with id please
1559 groat looks like a Mary crown not rounded like Elizabeths.
could it be spinks 2508 MARY or 2551 ELIZABETH


Title: Re: 1559 groat
Post by: The Doc on July 18, 2019, 07:42:21 PM
Nice find. There were no coins dated 1559 issued. I believe this is a clipped Elizabeth I sixpence of 1569, and wear around the date makes it appear to be 1559.


Title: Re: 1559 groat
Post by: wet feet again on July 19, 2019, 08:35:31 AM
thanks doc
updated and sent to P.A.S this morning


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