SWYOR-A0B491: Post Medieval coin; half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-A0B491

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Post Medieval coin; a half groat of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), third issue (1583 - 1603), key mintmark dating from 1595 - 1598. See North number 2016 on page 137.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1595
Date to: Circa AD 1598

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.78 mm
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 16.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Doncaster Enquiry form 950

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 left with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: square topped shield over a long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI / TAS / LON / DON
Initial mark: key
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Owersby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0594
Four figure Latitude: 53.432338
Four figure longitude: -0.421036
1:25K map: TF0594
1:10K map: TF09SE
WOEID: 26348842
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: Friday 7th September 2012
Updated: Friday 7th September 2012

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