DENO-516FB1: Post-medieval coin: halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-516FB1

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

An incomplete silver post-medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). First or second issue, uncertain initial mark (North 1987 or 1999), minted at the Tower of London, 1558-1583.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Friday 31st August 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8814

Materials and construction

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

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.
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G] ANG F[RA] ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: [POSVI] / DEV AD/IVTOREM / M[EV]
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Cotham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8047
Four figure Latitude: 53.01433609
Four figure longitude: -0.80899998
1:25K map: SK8047
1:10K map: SK84NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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