ESS-C87AA1: ESS-C87AA1 Post Medieval coin: halfpence of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: ESS-C87AA1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver coin: halfpenny of Elizabeth I, dating 1583-1603 AD, North 2018.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 10.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Colchester OEF 6819

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2018)
Obverse description: Portcullis
Reverse description: Cross with three pellets in each angle

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
Parish or ward: Copford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9223
Four figure Latitude: 51.872516
Four figure longitude: 0.787631
1:25K map: TL9223
1:10K map: TL92SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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