LANCUM-20E342:

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-20E342

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I dating from AD1589-1592. Initial mark: hand.

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: long cross fourchee over square shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: hand

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1589
Date to: Exactly AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.74 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

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: long cross fourchee over square shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: hand
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: Carlisle

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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