GLO-A1B70C: GLO-A1B70C half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-A1B70C

Object type certainty: Certain
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~~Silver half groat of Elizabeth I Dated to 1582-1584 Obverse: crowned bust facing left, two pellets behind E D G ROSA SINE SPINA Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross CIVITAS LONDON Mintmark: A

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 1584

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2016 - Tuesday 1st November 2016

Personal details

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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
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Taynton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7321
Four figure Latitude: 51.8868976
Four figure longitude: -2.39370375
1:25K map: SO7321
1:10K map: SO72SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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