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Unique ID: PUBLIC-AB0295
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: 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.
Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 16.29 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th October 2019
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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
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.
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