SOM-7E9CD8: Half Groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-7E9CD8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I dating to AD1591 to 1594. Initial mark tun. Minted at London. North (1991:137) 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: Exactly AD 1591
Date to: Exactly AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2017 - Saturday 30th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Mr Andrew Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19491

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 SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS / LON/DON
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
To be known as: Lydeard St Lawrence CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Audit data

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

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