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Unique ID: SF-F939F5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and clipped silver hammered halfgroat of Elizabeth I, dating c. 1587-1589. Tower mint, initial mark: crescent.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1587
Date to: Circa AD 1589

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 15.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [E D G ROSA SIN]E SP[IN]A
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee quartering royal arms
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TAS [LON/DON]
Initial mark: Crescent

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Bressingham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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