WILT-A270DF: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-A270DF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver post-medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I. Bell initial mark, Tower mint (AD 1582-1583; North 2016).

The coin has been struck off-centre on the reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1582
Date to: Exactly AD 1583

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4275

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. Two pellets behind.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing legend.
Reverse inscription: [CI]VI/TAS / LON/[DON]
Initial mark: Bell
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: The Deverills

Spatial coordinates


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

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

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