PUBLIC-915E53: ELIZABETH I HALF PENNY FRONT AND BACK PUBLIC-915E53

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-915E53

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver halfpenny of Elizabeth I, from her third issue (1583-1603 AD). North 2018.

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 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.34 mm
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 9.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 25th August 2012

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny or halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2018)
Obverse description: Portcullis.
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Cross and pellets
Reverse inscription: None
Initial mark: unclear
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 137 2018

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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