LEIC-E7824F: Post medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I, 1558-1603

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-E7824F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver halfgroat 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: 1.17 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th February 2018 - Wednesday 14th February 2018

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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: Very worn left facing bust
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETHDGANFGFRETHIREGINA]
Reverse description: Very worn royal shield quartered , no MM visible
Reverse inscription: [POSVIDEVMADIVTOREMMEV]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Gumley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6789
Four figure Latitude: 52.49480303
Four figure longitude: -1.01457084
1:25K map: SP6789
1:10K map: SP68NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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