GLO-579D5C:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-579D5C

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

Silver half groat of Elizabeth I Dated to 1558-1603

Obverse: crowned bust facing left, [ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA Z HIB] REG

Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross [POSUI DE]U ADI[VTOTEM MEU]

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: 0.57 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2021 - Wednesday 1st September 2021

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
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA Z HIB] REG
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: [POSUI DE]U ADI[VTOTEM MEU]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ledbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7136
Four figure Latitude: 52.02165451
Four figure longitude: -2.42403299
1:25K map: SO7136
1:10K map: SO73NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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