SWYOR-B14A04: Post medieval silver coin: Half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-B14A04

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver coin; a half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third issue (1583-1603), mint mark A (1583 - 1585). See North number 2016.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1585

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 17.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th November 2010

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1449

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: Left facing bust with 2 pellets behind head.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA [SINE S]PINA
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: North Nottinghamshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 113 number 2016

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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