WILT-D23678: Post-medieval coin: Elizabeth I penny

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-D23678

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A silver post-medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I. Bell initial mark, Tower mint (AD 1582-1583; North 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 1583

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 17.45 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4936

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 facing left, two pellets behind bust
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Shield over cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Bell
Die axis measurement: 10 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: Shrewton

Spatial coordinates


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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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