Hammered coin ID?

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Sensorman
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I found this hammered coin on the beach last week. It’s incredibly thin and so fragile it broke when I picked it up. If anyone can help with an ID I would be really grateful. The squares are 1cm. Thanks.
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I could be mistaken because its a bit grotty ,but looks possibly to be an Elizabeth 1st half groat. :?:
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Bors wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 5:34 pm I could be mistaken because its a bit grotty ,but looks possibly to be an Elizabeth 1st half groat. :?:
Thanks Bors, I was starting to think along those lines myself but I agree it’s so poorly defined it’s hard to be sure. :thumbsup:
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Elizabeth I threepence.

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Allectus wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 7:19 pm Elizabeth I threepence.

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Allectus wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 7:27 pm [15]79 I.M. - Greek cross. :thumbsup:
Fantastic. Thanks A! I had a feeling you would know. :thumbsup:
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On the beach :o Very well done :Star:
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Oxgirl wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:30 pm On the beach :o Very well done :Star:
Thanks. I was hoping for coins but I was surprised to find one that old. You never know what may be there just waiting to be found. :)
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That is unusual for a beach find, well found :thumbsup:
I think there have been Roman stuff found on our beach here, but thats only due to us being an estuary and a few forts and camps along the coast line
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Blackadder43 wrote: Sat May 15, 2021 8:44 am That is unusual for a beach find, well found :thumbsup:
I think there have been Roman stuff found on our beach here, but thats only due to us being an estuary and a few forts and camps along the coast line
Thanks. Yes, it was nearly dark and I didn’t immediately recognise what it was when I found it (I thought it was part of a mobile phone) and only took a closer look the next morning before I disposed of all of the junk finds. It was on a steep beach with a mixture of coarse sand and shale. So that explains the very poor condition after a few hundred years of sloshing back and forth. There is no port or historical industry at the location- only small fishing boats. So all the more surprising to find it.
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