PUBLIC-01BC88: post medieval halfgroat of elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-01BC88

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD), third coinage, initial mark: hand, 1589-1592 AD. North: 2016.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1589
Date to: Circa AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.52 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 17.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th August 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

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
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with two pellets behind the head
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON
Initial mark: hand
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: stone cum ebony

Spatial coordinates


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: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

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

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