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LEIC-E02276: Post medieval half groat of Elizabeth I, 1558-1603

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-E02276

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

Post medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I, Tower mint, 1558-1603.

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 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.5 g
Diameter: 17 mm

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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, not further defined (N 1987, 1999, 2016, 2037)
Obverse description: Left facing bust with three pellets (due to misstrike)
Obverse inscription: EDGROSASINESPINA
Reverse description: Shield quartered by long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVITASLONLON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Markfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4809
Four figure Latitude: 52.67658416
Four figure longitude: -1.29150635
1:25K map: SK4809
1:10K map: SK40NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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