SOM-DE558A: Post Medieval coin: halfpenny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-DE558A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post Medieval silver halfpenny of Elizabeth I dating to AD 1591-1594. Initial mark tun. Minted at London. North (1991:137) no.2018.

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
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 9.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st December 2016 - Saturday 31st December 2016

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19811

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2018)
Obverse description: Portcullis with initial mark above
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Cross moline with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: None
Initial mark: Tun
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: West Somerset (District)
To be known as: Carhampton 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: Cultivated land

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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