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Unique ID: SUR-EBF4D4
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A gold half pound of Elizabeth I struck in 1560-1561.
This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
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Other reference: 11-109
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
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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