LON-C7C620: A silver Post Medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD1558-1603) dating AD1591/2-1594. Initial mark Tun. Mint of London. North No. 2016.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-C7C620

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A silver Post Medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I (AD1558-1603) dating AD1591/2-1594. Initial mark Tun. Mint of London. North No. 2016.

Obverse: Crowned bust left with two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SIN[E SPINA]
Reverse: Square shield on cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON

Dimensions: diameter: 16.43mm; weight: 0.75g.

Reference: North, J. J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink: London

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 1591
Date to: Exactly AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.75 g
Diameter: 16.43 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

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 ROSA SIN[E SPINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON]
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Surrey Docks (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3679
Four figure Latitude: 51.49359401
Four figure longitude: -0.04234424
1:25K map: TQ3679
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Mudlarking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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