HESH-3D5F36: Post Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: HESH-3D5F36

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver half groat of Elizabeth I, Initial Mark: Crescent (1587 - 1589/90 AD)

North: 2016

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1587
Date to: Circa AD 1590

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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 with value mark : two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Crescent
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ludlow

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: Saturday 28th January 2012
Updated: Friday 20th April 2012

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