LEIC-83656B: Post medieval coin: halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-83656B

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

Silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I, Third or Fourth issue, Coronet mintmark, 1567-1570.  The coin is in  good condition, is 18mm in diameter and weighs 0.88g.

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 1567
Date to: Circa AD 1570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th November 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3042

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 of Elizabeth I left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETHDGANG'FRAETHIBREGINA
Reverse description: Shield
Reverse inscription: IVTORE/ POSVI/DEV.AD/IVTORE/M.MEV
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Sedgebrook (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8538
Four figure Latitude: 52.93268355
Four figure longitude: -0.7368515
1:25K map: SK8538
1:10K map: SK83NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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