HAMP-1C3569: Post-medieval coin : halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-1C3569

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third issue, hand initial mark, Tower of London mint, dating to 1589-92.
Reference: North 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 1589
Date to: Circa AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd February 2013 - Sunday 3rd February 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 464

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: Ex. D'. Gx. ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: Hand
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
To be known as: Hurstbourne Priors

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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 2016

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Audit data

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

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