WMID-C152B5: Post Medieval coin: Half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-C152B5

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

A complete silver half groat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), dating to period AD 1583 to AD 1603. Minted at the Tower (London). Initial mark unclear. North, vol 2, p 137, no 2016.

Diameter: 15.3 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.7 g

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 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 15.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th September 2016 - Sunday 25th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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 left. Two pellets behind head.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Appleby Magna (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3008
Four figure Latitude: 52.6688864
Four figure longitude: -1.55780954
1:25K map: SK3008
1:10K map: SK30NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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