NARC-3D387F: NARC-3D387F : Halfgroat : Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: NARC-3D387F

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

A complete silver Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Third coinage. Long cross fourcée over squared shield reverse. London Mint.  One initial mark. AD 1601-1602.

Diameter: 16.54mm, Thickness: 0.77mm, Weight: 0.8g

North Vol II, P 137, No 1216.

The coin has been bent into an “S” shape indicating it may have been used as a love token.

Evidence of reuse: Love Token bent "S" shape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1601
Date to: Circa AD 1602
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.77 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 16.54 mm

Personal details

This information is restricted for your access level.

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, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: [E D G] ROSA SINE [SP]INA
Reverse description: Long cross fourcée over squared shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: One
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Willoughby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5267
Four figure Latitude: 52.2986718
Four figure longitude: -1.23889393
1:25K map: SP5267
1:10K map: SP56NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 137 2016

Similar objects

Find number: SUR-E5C394
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third coinage, initial mark of 1 dating to 1601-1602. As North (1991) p137, number 2016. …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: IOW-2A8931
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A very worn silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Initial mark: 1, 1601-1602 (North 1991: 137, ref: 2016).
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: DUR-82E3A8
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Second coinage. Long cross fource√© over squared shield reverse. London mint. One initial…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.