WMID-265AB7: WMID-265AB7: Post Medieval: Halfgroat of the Commonwealth

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-265AB7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered pierced silver half groat of the Commonwealth (AD 1649 - AD 1660), struck during the period AD 1649 and AD 1660. GOD WITH US reverse type depicting conjoined shields of St George and Ireland. Central piercing has an internal diameter of 1.1 mm. North 2728.

Diameter: 16.58 mm
Thickness: 0.51 mm
Weight: 0.8 grams

Evidence of reuse: Central piercing

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 1649
Date to: Circa AD 1660
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.51 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 16.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Commonwealth (N 2728)
Obverse description: Shield of St George within a wreath
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Conjoined shields of St George and Ireland within a wreath
Reverse inscription: -
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Willey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4985
Four figure Latitude: 52.460756
Four figure longitude: -1.280257
1:25K map: SP4985
1:10K map: SP48NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

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