KENT-1337FB: elizabethan threehalfpence

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-1337FB

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A worn post-Medieval silver three halfpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Second (North) issue 1561-1583, dated '1575' on the coin. Initial mark eglantine. North (1991) no.2000

Measurements: 16.22mm, weight: 0.8g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1575
Date to: Exactly AD 1575

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 16.22 mm

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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, with rose behind
Obverse inscription: +E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.S[PINA]
Reverse description: Royal shield of arms over long cross fourchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Eglantine
Die axis measurement: 5 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: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Lenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8952
Four figure Latitude: 51.23587473
Four figure longitude: 0.70597817
1:25K map: TQ8952
1:10K map: TQ85SE
Grid reference source: GPS (From FLO)
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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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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