LEIC-445594: Elizabeth I halfgroat

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Unique ID: LEIC-445594

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Post medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1601 - 1602), sixth issue, 1 mm, London mint. The coin is in good condition, is 16mm in diameter and weighs 0.88g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th July 2000

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 677

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, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: Bust l., 2 pellets in field r.
Obverse inscription: E:D:G:ROSA.SINE.SPINA.
Reverse description: Shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Wymeswold (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6024
Four figure Latitude: 52.810218
Four figure longitude: -1.111307
1:25K map: SK6024
1:10K map: SK62SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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