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Unique ID: NARC-52FBB7
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A fragment of a silver Half Groat or Sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Long cross fourchée over square shield reverse. London mint.
Length: 15.95mm, Width: 10.81mm, Thickness: 0.51mm, Weight: 0.6g
Approximately 1/3 of the coin is retained
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Length: 15.95 mm
Width: 10.81 mm
Thickness: 0.51 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
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Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Gold: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1978 - 1984, 1991/1 - 1996, 2003 - 2011, 2019/1 - 2021/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G ANG] FR ET . H[I REG]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over square shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/DEV AD/IVTO]RE/M.M[EV]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: SP6250
Four figure Latitude: 52.14481937
Four figure longitude: -1.09538201
1:25K map: SP6250
1:10K map: SP65SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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