KENT-24F14F: Halfgroat of Elizabeth II

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Unique ID: KENT-24F14F

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A slightly worn silver Post-medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), (North's) third issue (1583-1603), Tower of London mint, mintmark possibly escallop dating to 1584-87, North (1991) no. 2016.

Measurements: 17.25mm in diameter, 0.56mm thick and 1.02g in weight

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1584
Date to: Circa AD 1587

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 17.25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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 with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: + E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on cross forchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: +CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Escallop?
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Otterden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9354
Four figure Latitude: 51.25249965
Four figure longitude: 0.76428331
1:25K map: TQ9354
1:10K map: TQ95SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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