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Unique ID: SF-7670DA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval silver threehalfpence piece of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Second issue, uncertain issue mark, dating to AD 1561-1582 (N 2000). Mint of London. Ref: North 1975: 112.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Tuesday 31st December 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: FSF288

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: [E D G] ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Fressingfield

Spatial coordinates

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

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

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

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