COIN

Unique ID: HESH-3D5F36

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver half groat of Elizabeth I, Initial Mark: Crescent (1587 - 1589/90 AD)

North: 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 1587
Date to: Circa AD 1590

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill - [view all attributed records]

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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: Crowned bust facing left with value mark : two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Reverse mintmark: Crescent
Initial mark: Crescent
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Shropshire
District: Shropshire
To be known as: Ludlow

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

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Created: Saturday 28th January 2012
Updated: Friday 20th April 2012

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