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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-7D435F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut half silver Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), first coinage, lys initial mark dating to 1558-1560. London mint. As North No 1987. This coin presumably circulated as a penny.

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 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.31 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

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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)
Initial mark: Lys
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Fernhurst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9028
Four figure Latitude: 51.04431338
Four figure longitude: -0.71756099
1:25K map: SU9028
1:10K map: SU92NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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