LANCUM-9AE72C: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-9AE72C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Halfgroat of Elizabeth I dating from 1591-1595. Mintmark: tun. North 2016.

Obv: Crowned bust left, two pellets behind / E D G ROSA SINE SPINA

Rev: Long cross over royal shield / CIVITAS LONDON

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: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th January 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr Dot Boughton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 182

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, two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: tun

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Cockermouth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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