COIN

Unique ID: WMID-5CBEB2

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A silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second issue (1561-1582), minted in 1572. Ermine initial mark. Coin reference: North, volume II, 3rd edition, reference 1998. Weight: 1.45g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1572
Date to: AD 1572

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with a rose behind the head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend. Date above the shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Ermine
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post medieval coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I (obverse, reverse)

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Staffordshire
District: East Staffordshire
To be known as: Leigh CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 27th February 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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