BH-B84DDC: Post Medieval coin: half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-B84DDC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Post-Medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), not further defined, dating 1558-1603. Tower of London mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th August 2015 - Wednesday 12th August 2015

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1987, 1999, 2016, 2037)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: E.[D.G.RO](S)A [SINE] SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on a cross fourchee, long cross dividing legend
Reverse inscription: [CI]VI/TAS/L[ON/DON]
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lilley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1127
Four figure Latitude: 51.93045503
Four figure longitude: -0.38702055
1:25K map: TL1127
1:10K map: TL12NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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