YORYM-AC84A2: Post-Medieval Coin : Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-AC84A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Post-Medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I dating to the period AD 1558 - 1603. Uncertain Issue. Square shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Uncertain initial mark. Mint of London.

The coin is worn and clipped removing much of the diagnostic features.

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 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 15.2 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06208

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, not further defined (N 1987, 1999, 2016, 2037)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Willerby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0078
Four figure Latitude: 54.188031
Four figure longitude: -0.46900777
1:25K map: TA0078
1:10K map: TA07NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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