KENT-9FB6AA: Silver Elizabeth ! three halfpence 1573

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Unique ID: KENT-9FB6AA

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A worn and lightly abraded post-Medieval silver three-halfpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Second (North) issue 1561-1583, dated 1573. Minted at London. Initial marks: acorn/acorn, North (1991) no. 2000.

Measurements: Diameter: 14.94mm, thickness: 0.63mm, weight: 0.69g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1573
Date to: Circa AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.63 mm
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 14.94 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mags Erwin
Identified by: Ms Mags Erwin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with rose behind.
Obverse inscription: E D G [ROSA SINE] SPINA
Reverse description: Square-topped shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend and the date '1573' above the shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Acorn
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2959
Four figure Latitude: 51.28407867
Four figure longitude: 1.28252253
1:25K map: TR2959
1:10K map: TR25NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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