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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-2C1D62

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

A complete silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), probably dating to the period 1594 to 1595/6. Minted at the Tower of London. Mintmark: Woolpack. C.f. North vol 2, p137, no 2016.

Diameter: 16.6 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

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 1594
Date to: Circa AD 1596

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

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, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: unclear but two pellets behind head
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE [ ]
Reverse description: square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: C[ ]LON DON
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Whittington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1508
Four figure Latitude: 52.66950586
Four figure longitude: -1.77962005
1:25K map: SK1508
1:10K map: SK10NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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