WILT-B9BF8A: Post-Medieval Halfgroat

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B9BF8A

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A post-medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I, dating to the period AD 1584-1587. E D G ROSA SINE SPINA obverse facing left with two pellets behind head. CIVITAS LONDON reverse type depicting square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend. London mint, second issue. Escallop initial mark. 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: Exactly AD 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 16.19 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5181

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
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: Bust facing left, two pellets behind head.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Escallop
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chiseldon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1679
Four figure Latitude: 51.50970514
Four figure longitude: -1.77084483
1:25K map: SU1679
1:10K map: SU17NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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