PUBLIC-0D8020: elizabeth half groat PUBLIC-0D8020

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-0D8020

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A Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD), third coinage, initial mark: woolpack, 1594-1596 AD. North: 2016.

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 1594
Date to: Circa AD 1596

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.49 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 16.33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 27th August 2012

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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
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with two pellets behind the head
Obverse inscription: [E D G ROSA SINE SP]INA
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS/ LON]/DON
Initial mark: woolpack
Die axis measurement: 3 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: Tenterden

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 2016

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Audit data

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

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