PUBLIC-139D72: Post-Medieval coin : Clipped silver half groat of Elizabeth I.

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-139D72

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Clipped silver half groat of Elizabeth I, AD 1558-1603. Sixth issue coinage, AD1582-1600. Obverse shows crowned bust left, two pellets behind. Obverse legend reads EDG/[ROSA] SIN[E]. SPINA. Reverse shows long cross fourchee over royal shield. Reverse legend reads [CIVI/TAS]/[L]ON/DO[N]. Die axis is seven o'clock. Weight is 0.94g. Diameter is 16.3mm. Thickness is 0.6mm.

Spink and Son Ltd, 2001 Coins of England and the United Kingdom 50th ed. London: Spink and Son Ltd pp..264,no. 2579.

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
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.94 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Friday 4th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Heidi Stewart
Identified by: Miss Heidi Stewart

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: Crowned bust left, two pellets behind.
Obverse inscription: EDG/[ROSA] SIN[E]. SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TAS]/[L]ON/DO[N]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: East Cambridgeshire District Area

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2001 Coins of England and the United Kingdom London Spink and Son Ltd pp..264,no. 2579.

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

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