PUBLIC-AB0295:

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-AB0295

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

A silver post Medieval half groat of Elizabeth 1 [ AD 1558-1603 ] Obverse; crowned bust facing left with two pellets behind. Legend, E D G ROSA SINE SPINA. Reverse; Square shield over long cross fourchee. Legend, CIVITAS LONDON. Weight 1.0 grams, diameter 16.29 mm.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
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: 1 g
Diameter: 16.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th October 2019

Personal details

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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, not further defined (N 1987, 1999, 2016, 2037)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with two pellets behind.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield over log cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LONDON
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Broadclyst (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9794
Four figure Latitude: 50.73644935
Four figure longitude: -3.46097243
1:25K map: SX9794
1:10K map: SX94SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Cultivated field
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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