LON-B2785D: A Post Medieval silver halfcrown of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating from AD 1601. Initial mark one. Mint of London. North (1975:113, No. 2013).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-B2785D

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A Post Medieval silver halfcrown of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating from AD 1601. Initial mark one. Mint of London. North (1975:113, No. 2013).

Obverse: Crowned bust left holding sceptre and orb
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIBER REGINA
Reverse: Square garnished shield of Arms of England and France over long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEM ADIVTOREM MEVM

Dimensions: diameter: 35.05mm, Weight: 14.35g

Reference: North, J. J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink: 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: Circa AD 1601
Date to: Circa AD 1601

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.82 mm
Weight: 14.35 g
Diameter: 35.05 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver Halfcrown: Elizabeth 1601-1603, (N 2013)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left holding sceptre and orb
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIBER REGINA
Reverse description: Square garnished shield of Arms of England and France over long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEM ADIVTOREM MEVM
Initial mark: one
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Greenwich (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Peninsula (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3978
Four figure Latitude: 51.48387908
Four figure longitude: 0.00044864
1:25K map: TQ3978
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Eyes only
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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