CAM-15B80F: Post-Medieval Coin : Silver half groat of Elizabeth I.

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-15B80F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver half groat of Elizabeth I, AD 1558 - 1603. North number 2016. Obverse shows a crowned bust left, two pellets behind. Obverse legend reads E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA. Initial mark is unclear but probably a hand.

Reverse shows Royal shield with cross fourchee over, no date above. Reverse legend reads CIVI/TAS/LON/DON. Initial mark is a hand. Die axis is 4 o'clock. Weight is 1.01g, diameter is 17.4mm, thickness is 0.5mm.

See North, J.J., 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London : Spink and Son Ltd, pp.137, , no.2016.

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 1582
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 27th September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler

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: Royal shield with cross fourchee over, no date above
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Hand
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon District Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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