CORN-269ED4: halfgroat of Elizabeth I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-269ED4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Sixth issue (1582-1600), mintmark escallop (1584-86) with no rose or date, two pellets behind bust, Spink 2579.

Evidence of reuse: clipped to re-use silver clippings

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1584
Date to: Exactly AD 1586
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.95 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 9th May 2019 - Thursday 9th May 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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 with two pellets behind head
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Quartered square shield of arms over long cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: escallop
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Ottery St. Mary (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY0895
Four figure Latitude: 50.74728857
Four figure longitude: -3.30538779
1:25K map: SY0895
1:10K map: SY05SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Updated: About one month ago

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