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COIN

Unique ID: SF-559702

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

A silver hammered halfgroat of Elizabeth I, dating to 1573. Tower mint, initial mark: Eglatine. North 1999.

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 1573
Date to: Circa AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 15.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st March 2018

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, 1561-1582 (N 1999)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee quartering royal arms. date '1573' above
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Eglatine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Bradfield St George

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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