BH-43E0E8: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-43E0E8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Slightly worn silver Halfgroat of Elizabeth I; sixth issue; 1601-1602 AD. The coin measures 15.7mm in diameter, 0.3mm thick, and weighs 0.9g.

Class: Halfgroat

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1601
Date to: AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th July 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: MS Laura Laakso
Identified by: MS Laura Laakso

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 07/63 - 31

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: Crowned bust facing left, two pellets in the right field.
Obverse inscription: E.D.G. ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Shield over long cross.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Clothall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: Thursday 16th August 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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