PUBLIC-2E0912: PUBLIC-2E0912-Silver half groat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-2E0912

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A silver, post medieval, half groat of Elizabeth I, AD.1558-1603, 'A' initial mark AD.1583-84/5, London mint,

Obverse, Bust of Queen left, two pellets behind head, E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA

Reverse, long cross over royal shield, CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

JJ North vol 2, Page: 137 Ref: 2016

Diameter: 17.2mm, Weight: 0.89gms

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 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1585

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 6th September 2019

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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: Bust of Queen left, two pellets behind head
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 1 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: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
To be known as: Deerhurst

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 137 2016

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 2 years ago

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