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Unique ID: SWYOR-74C8A4
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver hammered coin dating from the Post Medieval period: a halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) struck at London in AD 1595-1598. North number 2016, initial mark key. The coin has a diameter of 16.3mm, a thickness of 0.4mm, and weighs 0.73g.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Friday 30th July 2021 - Tuesday 29th September 2020
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Other reference: PAS form number 3724
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; two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: [E] D [G] ROSA SINE S[PI]NA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TA[S]/LON/DON
Initial mark: Key
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: SK2699
Four figure Latitude: 53.48707673
Four figure longitude: -1.60963365
1:25K map: SK2699
1:10K map: SK29NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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