LVPL-4564FA: Post-medeival half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-4564FA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver groat of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603). Obverse: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA; crowned bust left with two pellets behind. Reverse: CIVITAS LONDON; Square shield on cross fourchee. IM: Crescent (1587-1590). North no. 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 1587
Date to: Circa AD 1590

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Friday 21st October 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: 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.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Crescent.
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Skirpenbeck

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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