YORYM-064A69: Post-medieval Coin : Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-064A69

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I dating to the period AD 1583 - 1585. Square shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Third issue. A initial mark. Mint of London.

North Vol 2, p.137, no.2016.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

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 shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: A
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ulrome (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1558
Four figure Latitude: 54.00522598
Four figure longitude: -0.24683961
1:25K map: TA1558
1:10K map: TA15NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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