KENT-2A6A89: Three Halfpence

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-2A6A89

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver three-halfpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), North Second Issue coinage (1561-1582), Pheon mint mark and dated on the coin 1562. North (1991) no. 2000.

Measurements: 13.51mm in diameter and 0.31g in weight.

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 1562
Date to: Circa AD 1562

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.31 g
Diameter: 13.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd October 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: +E.D.G.R[OSA.]SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchée, date above.
Reverse inscription: +C[IVI/]TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Eastchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9971
Four figure Latitude: 51.40310869
Four figure longitude: 0.85963651
1:25K map: TQ9971
1:10K map: TQ97SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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