CORN-3257D4: halfgroat of Elizabeth I (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-3257D4

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

A silver half-groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Sixth issue (1582-1600), mintmark tun (1592-1595) with crowned bust with two pellets behind head, beaded inner circles, Spink 2579.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1592
Date to: Exactly AD 1595

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th February 2018 - Sunday 25th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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 facing left with two pellets behind head
Obverse inscription: E D G [ROSA] SINE [SPINA]
Reverse description: square shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS] LON[DON]
Initial mark: illegible
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: East Pennard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5837
Four figure Latitude: 51.13072672
Four figure longitude: -2.60160166
1:25K map: ST5837
1:10K map: ST53NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found on a rally organised by Southern Detectorists at East Pennard, Somerset.
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

Similar objects

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Object type: COIN
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Silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Sixth Issue (1578-1582), mintmark tun (1592-1595), two pellets behind head on obverse, Spink 2579.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

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Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
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Find number: CORN-1DD741
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Sixth Issue (1582-1600), mintmark hand (1590-1592), Spink 2579.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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