DEV-C6AB66: Post-Medieval coin: Silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-C6AB66

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), dating to AD 1589-1592. Third coinage, hand initial mark, London mint. 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: Circa AD 1589
Date to: Circa AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.76 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019847

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: Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON
Initial mark: Hand
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Kilmington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY2797
Four figure Latitude: 50.76797482
Four figure longitude: -3.03652922
1:25K map: SY2797
1:10K map: SY27NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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

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