BH-DD3151: Post-Medieval coin: halfgroat of the Commonwealth period

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-DD3151

Object type certainty: Certain
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A pierced silver halfgroat of the Commonwealth period, 1649-1660.

Dimensions: 16.9mm diameter, 0.1mm thick. Weight: 0.83g.

Evidence of reuse: Piercing at 2 o'clock on obverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1649
Date to: Exactly AD 1660

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.1 mm
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/45 - 2

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Commonwealth (N 2728)
Obverse description: Shield of St. George, wreath surrounding, pellet border around circumference.
Obverse inscription: No legend.
Reverse description: Shields of St. George and Ireland, value above, pellet border around circumference.
Reverse inscription: II
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
To be known as: Longwick cum Ilmer

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 6 years ago

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