DEV-F1A00B: Post-Medieval coin: silver halfpenny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-F1A00B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval silver halfpenny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), dating to AD 1587-1590. Third coinage. Crescent initial mark. London mint. North (1991: 137) no. 2018.

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 1587
Date to: Circa AD 1590

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.14 g
Diameter: 9.2 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017654

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2018)
Obverse description: Portcullis
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Cross moline with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: None
Initial mark: Crescent
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
To be known as: Staple Fitzpaine CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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