LEIC-D85ED6: medieval silver half-groat of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: LEIC-D85ED6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver half-groat of Elizabeth I, London, 1558-1603AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th April 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Woolnough
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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, not further defined (N 1987, 1999, 2016, 2037)
Obverse description: crowned bust left, two pellets behind bust.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: shield behind cross. no date.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Peckleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4499
Four figure Latitude: 52.587031
Four figure longitude: -1.351992
1:25K map: SP4499
1:10K map: SP49NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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