KENT-0DA998: Halfgroat

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-0DA998

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A worn and clipped incomplete silver Post-medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), (North's) third issue (1583-1603), Tower of London mint, mintmark 'hand' dating to 1589-1592, North (1991) no. 2016.

Measurements: 16.15mm in diameter, 0.7mm thick and 1.04g 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 1589
Date to: Circa AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 16.15 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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 with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: + E.D.G.[RO]SA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on cross forchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: +CIVI/TAS/LON/DO[N]
Initial mark: Hand
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Tunstall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8961
Four figure Latitude: 51.31671054
Four figure longitude: 0.71073414
1:25K map: TQ8961
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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