CAM-10D5D7: Post medieval coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: CAM-10D5D7

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

Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1601

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004 - Monday 1st January 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Coat of arms and long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: One

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
Parish or ward: Whittlesey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2597
Four figure Latitude: 52.556492
Four figure longitude: -0.157638
1:25K map: TL2597
1:10K map: TL29NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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