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SUSS-81FA65: Medieval coin: Half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-81FA65

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

Silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third Issue, initial mark hand, 1589-92, N2016

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1589
Date to: AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AG 4

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 behind head
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square topped shield on a long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS LON/DON
Initial mark: Hand
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
Parish or ward: Ashington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1116
Four figure Latitude: 50.932778
Four figure longitude: -0.421777
1:25K map: TQ1116
1:10K map: TQ11NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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