LEIC-0A5288: Post-medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), probably minted in London

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-0A5288

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post-medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), probably minted in London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th June 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Czechowicz
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Czechowicz

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
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1987)
Obverse description: Crowned bust of Elizabeth facing left with two dots behind
Obverse inscription: ROSA SINE SPINA [...]
Reverse description: A cross moline quartering a shield inside a circle
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LO[...]N
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: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Kirby Bellars (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7217
Four figure Latitude: 52.74583659
Four figure longitude: -0.93484752
1:25K map: SK7217
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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