BH-8EDA41: Post Medieval coin: half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-8EDA41

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Post Medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), not further defined, dating 1558-1603. Tower of London mint.

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 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 22.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd August 2021 - Monday 2nd August 2021

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Materials and construction

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

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: Illegible
Obverse inscription: ELIZ[ABETH.]D.G.A[NG.FRA.ET.HIB.REGIN]A
Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [IVTORE/ POSVI]/DEV[.AD/IV](T)ORE[/M.MEV]
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: Little Hallingbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4916
Four figure Latitude: 51.82276081
Four figure longitude: 0.16053791
1:25K map: TL4916
1:10K map: TL41NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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