SUR-EBF4D4: Post medieval coin: Half pound of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-EBF4D4

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

A gold half pound of Elizabeth I struck in 1560-1561.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 11-109

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpound
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpound: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1982)
Obverse description: Crowned bust of Elizabeth facing left
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH.D'.G'.AND'.FR'ET.HI'.REGINA
Reverse description: Crown over shield of arms, ER to right and left
Reverse inscription: SCVTVM.FIDEI.PROTEGET:EAM
Initial mark: Cross/crosslet
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
To be known as: Godstone

Spatial coordinates


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: Before 2010
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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