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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-1C7375

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfpenny of Elizabeth I , dating to the period 1583 - 1585. Fifth issue coin,with 'A' initial mark. Cf. North 1991 Vol II, p. 137, no. 2018; also Spink p. 241, no. 2581.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1583
Date to: Exactly AD 1585

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.27 g
Diameter: 9.78 mm

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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 with initial mark above.
Obverse inscription: No legend.
Reverse description: Cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: No legend.
Initial mark: A
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
Parish or ward: East Hoathly with Halland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ5216
Four figure Latitude: 50.92344
Four figure longitude: 0.161293
1:25K map: TQ5216
1:10K map: TQ51NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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