IOW-595C98:

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-595C98

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Elizabeth I halfgroat, c.1601-1602, London mint.

Obverse: Leftward facing bust with crown.  Inscription: 1.E; D;G; ROSA; SINE; SPINA.

Reverse: Long cross fourchee over quartered shield of arms. Inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON

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 1601
Date to: Circa AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 23rd September 2021

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Materials and construction

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

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, 1558-1561 (N 1987)
Obverse description: Leftward facing bust with crown.
Obverse inscription: 1.E; D;G; ROSA; SINE; SPINA.
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over quartered shield of arms.
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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