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Unique ID: WAW-95F6B4
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A complete Post Medieval silver half penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Third issue (North 2018) dating to AD 1583-1603. Initial mark uncertain. London mint. North (1991: 137).
Overall dimensions: 10mm in diameter and 0.3g in weight.
Photogrpahs and dimensions kinldy supplied by the finder during the Covid-19 perios of social distancing.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 10 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th September 2020
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Denomination: Penny or halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Portcullis
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Cross moline and three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: None
Initial mark: Uncertain
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
4 Figure: SP0153
Four figure Latitude: 52.175257
Four figure longitude: -1.98679376
1:25K map: SP0153
1:10K map: SP05SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1960||English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son||p. 137||no. 2018|