LEIC-7CCFE8: Irish Elizabeth CA halfpenny

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Unique ID: LEIC-7CCFE8

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A Post-Medieval copper-alloy Irish halfpenny of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), dating to AD 1601. Uncertain initial mark. The coin is worn at the edges. Mint of Dublin.
Spink (2003) Coins of England, Scotland and Ireland, p 153 no 6511
Diameter: 16.05 mm
Weight: 1.30 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1601
Date to: Circa AD 1601

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 16.05 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: RCM 0637

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Type: Irish: copper coin of Elizabeth I (S 6510 - 6511A)
Obverse description: Shield with an E to the left
Obverse inscription: ELIZA[...] ET [...]
Reverse description: Crowned harp with date divided
Reverse inscription: [POSVI DEVM A]DIV[TOREM MEV]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Newton on Trent (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8274
Four figure Latitude: 53.25668038
Four figure longitude: -0.77229899
1:25K map: SK8274
1:10K map: SK87SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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