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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-7AAF7D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Third issue, Key initial mark dating to 1595-1598. North (1991), p137, number 2016.

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 1595
Date to: Circa AD 1598

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.75 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019

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
Obverse description: Crowned bust, left, two pellets behind.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Key
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Preston Candover (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5941
Four figure Latitude: 51.16521211
Four figure longitude: -1.1575781
1:25K map: SU5941
1:10K map: SU54SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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