KENT-A32118: Elizabeth I Halfgroat

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-A32118

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A worn and abraded Post-Medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), (North's) Third issue (1583-1603), Tower of London mint, mintmark illegible, dating to the period 15583-1602, North (1991) no. 2016.

Measurements: 17.27mm in diameter, 0.76mm thick and 0.71g in weight

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 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 17.27 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: 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, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: [+ ]E;D[.G.ROS]A.SINE[.SPI]N]A
Reverse description: Square shield on cross forchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: [C]IVI/TAS/[LON/DON]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Thurnham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8156
Four figure Latitude: 51.27439708
Four figure longitude: 0.59353134
1:25K map: TQ8156
1:10K map: TQ85NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
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Updated: About one month ago

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