LVPL-B0A198: Post-medieval commonwealth halfgroat

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Unique ID: LVPL-B0A198

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of the Commonwealth (1649-1660). Obverse: Conjoined shields of St. George & Ireland, II above Reverse: shield of St. George. Spink no. 3221.

The coin has been bent into an S-shape and is clipped.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1649
Date to: Circa AD 1660

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016 - Wednesday 17th August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Commonwealth (N 2728)
Obverse description: Conjoined shields of St. George & Ireland.
Reverse description: Shield of St. George
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Farnborough

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: LVPL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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