BERK-BD4DD1: Elizabeth I Halfgroat

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-BD4DD1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and mostly illegible silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 - 1603), with a tun initial mark which dates the coin to c. AD 1591-1594. North N2016.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1591
Date to: Circa AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.58 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 15.93 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at West Hanney 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Malcolm Lewis
Secondary identifier: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Y125

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1987, 1999, 2016, 2037)
Obverse description: Indistinct (bust facing left)
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Square shield
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Grove (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4191
Four figure Latitude: 51.61634
Four figure longitude: -1.409233
1:25K map: SU4191
1:10K map: SU49SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: BERK
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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