WMID-0F82F5: Post Medieval coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-0F82F5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered silver half groat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), dating to the period AD 1583 to AD 1603, minted as part of the third issue of coinage. CIVI TAS LONDON reverse type depicting a square shield on a cross fourchee. North type 2016.

Diameter: 17.1 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

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 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

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: 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: bust facing left, two pellets behind head
Obverse inscription: [ ]DG RO[ ]SPINA
Reverse description: square shield on cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: [ ]TAS LO[ ]O[ ]
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Harlaston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2110
Four figure Latitude: 52.68728693
Four figure longitude: -1.69076807
1:25K map: SK2110
1:10K map: SK21SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector

References cited

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