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LEIC-B24BAF: post medieval silver liz half groat

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B24BAF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation


Post medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I, 1598-1600, London mint.

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 1598
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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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
Obverse description: left facing bust with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: EDGROSASINESPINA
Reverse description: royal crest quartered by long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: anchor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Scalford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7724
Four figure Latitude: 52.80806265
Four figure longitude: -0.85915052
1:25K map: SK7724
1:10K map: SK72SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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