NARC-C6DA90: NARC-C6DA90 : Halfgroat : Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-C6DA90

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). First coinage. Long cross over squared shield reverse. Lys initial mark. London mint. AD 1558-1560.


Diameter: 17.50mm, Thickness: 0.85mm, Weight: 0.7g.


North Vol II, P 133, No 1987

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.85 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

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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, 1558-1561 (N 1987)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D.’G+AN[G F]R ET HI
Reverse description: Long cross over squared shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/]DEVAD/IVTORE/M:MEV
Initial mark: Lys
Die axis measurement: 11 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: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5964
Four figure Latitude: 52.27099833
Four figure longitude: -1.13678195
1:25K map: SP5964
1:10K map: SP56SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 133 1887

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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