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Unique ID: WILT-7F2198

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early Post-Medieval mutilated fragment of a probable halfgroat of probably Elizabeth I (1558-1603), measuring 17mm and weighing 0.71g. The coin is very worn.

Obverse: Illegible
Reverse: Shield of arms below long cross fourchée, perhaps date above shield.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 17 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011 - Tuesday 7th February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David Algar - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Salisbury Museum Entry Form No. 3797

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Fragment [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]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1987, 1999, 2016, 2037) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Illegible
Reverse description: Shield of arms below long cross fourchée, perhaps date above shield

A resized image of Early Post-Medieval coin : Halfgroat (probably) of Elizabeth I (probably)

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
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 less than 0.25 m[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Friday 13th April 2012
Updated: Friday 13th April 2012

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