CAM-40A0F6: Post-Medieval Coin : Silver Hammered Half Groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-40A0F6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered half groat of Elizabeth I. Obverse shows crowned bust left, with two pellets behind head. Obverse legend reads EDG ROSA SINE SPINA. Initial mark is a 1 dating to 1601-1602. Reverse shows royal shield with long cross fluery over. Reverse legend reads CIVI/TAS/LON/DON. Mint is London. Reverse initial mark is a 1. Die axis is 8 o'clock, diameter is 15.57mm, thickness is 0.53mm. See North, p.137, no.2016. Also see IOW-CAE3E5.

Notes:

working no.7.

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 1601
Date to: Circa AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.53 mm
Diameter: 15.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th September 2011

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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 left, with two pellets behind head
Obverse inscription: EDG ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Royal shield with long cross fluery over
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: 1 dating to 1601-1602
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire District Area

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: Character undetermined

References cited

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