HAMP-1E75E5: Half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-1E75E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), tun initial mark, dating to 1591-1594. As North (1991), p137 number 2016.

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 1591
Date to: Circa AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.74 g
Diameter: 15.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

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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: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: Two pellets behind bust
Obverse inscription: EDG ROSA [SI]N[E SPI]NA
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Tun
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Owslebury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5123
Four figure Latitude: 51.004135
Four figure longitude: -1.274517
1:25K map: SU5123
1:10K map: SU52SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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