LEIC-8A2934: Post Medieval silver 'Portcullis' penny

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Unique ID: LEIC-8A2934

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver 'portcullis' halfpenny of Elizabeth or James I, 1558-1625.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.21 g
Diameter: 11 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny (silver)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Portcullis and chains in a beaded border, irregular flan. Mintmark above possibly a beast/dragon? doesn't match ?
Reverse description: thin long cross with flared terminals three small pellets in each quarter, one set double struck

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9481
Four figure Latitude: 52.41892542
Four figure longitude: -0.61924001
1:25K map: SP9481
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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