COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-FBB131

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A Post Medieval silver coin; half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603); Third issue (1583-1603), key initial mark (1595 - 1598). Minted in London. See North, page 113, number 2016.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1595
Date to: Circa AD 1598

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.88 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mary Blevins - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Mary Blevins - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Doncaster enquiry 939

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London (Tower) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2016) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Left facing bust with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: E•D•G•RO[SA•S]INE•SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fourchee without date
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: key
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post medieval coin; half groat of Elizabeth I

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: Doncaster
District: Doncaster
Parish: Tickhill

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5895
Four figure Latitude: 53.44858 Four figure longitude: -1.128157
1:25K map: SK5895
1:10K map: SK59NE
WOEID: 26346344
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Monday 8th August 2011
Updated: Thursday 11th August 2011

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