WMID-271B53: Post Medieval half groat or threepence of Elizabeth I (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-271B53

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver incomplete Post Medieval half groat or threepence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). First or Second Issue (AD 1558-1582). The coin is damaged and very worn.

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 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015 - Saturday 31st October 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA] ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square sheild, too worn to identify
Reverse inscription: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Great Ness (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ3718
Four figure Latitude: 52.75592006
Four figure longitude: -2.93491904
1:25K map: SJ3718
1:10K map: SJ31NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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