SOM-3C9156: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-3C9156

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Bell initial mark, minted at London, AD 1582-1583, North 2016.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1582
Date to: Exactly AD 1583

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.9 mm
Width: 15.55 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.87 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 020592

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: Crowned bust facing left, two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: E. D. G. ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield over a bifurcated long cross dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON
Initial mark: Bell
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: North Petherton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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