HAMP-F63887: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-F63887

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A highly worn and bent later 16th-century silver post-medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I struck at London (c. 1595 - c. 1598 AD; North 2016)

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1595
Date to: Circa AD 1598

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.2 mm
Width: 15.85 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.85 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2661

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 the head
Obverse inscription: Illegible [E. D. G. ROSA SINE . SPINA .]
Reverse description: Square shield over a bifurcated long cross dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: (Key?) CI[V]I/[TAS]/LON/DO[N]
Initial mark: Key?
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Hursley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4424
Four figure Latitude: 51.013703
Four figure longitude: -1.374153
1:25K map: SU4424
1:10K map: SU42SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour 2009
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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