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Unique ID: BERK-17B062

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn, bent and damaged silver Commonwealth halfgroat, dating to the period AD 1649-1660. Spink (2011) 3221. North N2728.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1649
Date to: Circa AD 1660

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.46 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013 - Tuesday 31st December 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.163

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Commonwealth (N 2728)
Obverse description: Shield of St George within wreath
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Shields of England and Ireland joined, value above shields
Reverse inscription: [I I]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Lambourn

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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