NLM-8ABFB2: Post-Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: NLM-8ABFB2

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

Silver coin. Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), as kindly identified by the finder, probably fifth issue of 1582-1600, possibly 1584-1586. Lightly bent to S profile as a possible keepsake.

Obverse description: Bust left, two pellets behind head.

Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross. Mintmark possibly escallope (79)

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 16.5mm, Weight: 0.78gms, die axis: 7

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 1584
Date to: Exactly AD 1586

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 19th August 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at Wymondham Rally 2016 (Near Spooner Row)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM33986

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: Bust left, two pellets behind head.
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Wymondham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: NLM-EA5E3F
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver coin. Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), sixth issue of 1582-1600, 1584-1586, London mint. Obverse description: Bust left, two pell…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NLM-4E278E
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver coin. Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fifth coinage issue of 1584-1586. Obverse description: Bust left, two pellets behind he…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NLM-6BACA3
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver coin. Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), probably fifth coinage of 1582-1600, issue of 1582-1584. Obverse description: Bust left…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.