DUR-B249B3: DUR-B249B3

Rights Holder: Durham County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: DUR-B249B3

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

Silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) minted in London 1560-1.

North no. 1986.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.48 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14.18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st November 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1987)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over square shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: martlet
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Durham Area

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: LVPL-A0F3F7
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), minted in London, 1560-1. North no. 1987.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LVPL-0A39A6
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), minted in London 1560-1. North no. 1988
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: DUR-F75836
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) minted in London 1560-1. North no. 1988.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.