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Unique ID: SUSS-22790C
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A worn silver post-medieval half groat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), dating to the period AD 1594 to AD 1596. Tower Mint. Woolpack initial mark. C.f. North vol 2, p 135, no 2016.
Measurements: diameter: 17.22mm; thickness: 0.54mm and weight: 0.98g.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.54 mm
Weight: 0.98 g
Diameter: 17.22 mm
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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; two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: [E] D G [ROSA S]INE.SPI[NA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LO[N]/DON
Initial mark: woolpack
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: TQ5508
Four figure Latitude: 50.85075666
Four figure longitude: 0.20055344
1:25K map: TQ5508
1:10K map: TQ50NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1991||English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son Ltd||2016|