SOM-2E7814: Silver half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-2E7814

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) dating to AD 1589-1592. Initial mark hand, minted at London, North (1993; 137) 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 1589
Date to: Circa AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt:019223

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 left with two pellets behind.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE [S]PINA
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS] /[LON]/DON
Initial mark: hand
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Somerton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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