PUBLIC-8AF0C2: Elizabeth I, silver Half Groat.

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-8AF0C2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Hammered or Struck silver Halfgroat of Elizabeth I, AD 1558 - 1603. 7th issue, AD1601-1602. Initial mark is '1', AD1601-1602. Minted in London.

Obverse description: Crowned bust left, two pellets behind. Obverse inscription: [E] . D . G . ROSA . SINE . SPINA. Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over shield bearing Royal Coat of Arms. Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON. Die axis is 11 o'clock. The flan is worn and cracked in two places.

Notes:

Ref :- Spink 2016. Coins of England and the United Kingdom. P.268. No. 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 1601
Date to: Exactly AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.23 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st May 2008 - Wednesday 21st May 2008

Personal details

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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: Crowned bust left, two pellets behind.
Obverse inscription: [E] . D . G . ROSA . SINE . SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over shield bearing Royal Coat of Arms.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON.
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Weston Colville (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6153
Four figure Latitude: 52.15181331
Four figure longitude: 0.3518565
1:25K map: TL6153
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: While searching cultivated land.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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