DOR-E88BE5: Medieval coin: A silver half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-E88BE5

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A silver half groat of Elizabeth I ( 1558-1603) dating to AD 1589 - 1592. Initial mark - hand mark.
Reference: North, Vol 2, no. 2016
Weight: 1.00 g
Diameter: 15.65 mm
Die axis: 2

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: Exactly AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 15.65 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rachel Mowbray
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

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 facing left, pellets behind.
Obverse inscription: EDG ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross, fourchee over royal shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Hand
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Williton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0741
Four figure Latitude: 51.16066439
Four figure longitude: -3.33132507
1:25K map: ST0741
1:10K map: ST04SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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