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SUSS-520C15: Post Medieval coin: Half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-520C15

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

Post Medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third issue, initial mark 1, 1601-2, North 2016

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th April 2008

Personal details

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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: Crowned bust facing left with two pellets behind head
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE S[PIN]A
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS]/ LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Near Pulborough

Spatial coordinates


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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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