COIN

Unique ID: SOM-6629F6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Elizabeth I [1158-1603], issued 1560-1561. North, vol.II, p.133, no.1988. Diameter: 13.97mm, Thickness: 0.56mm Weight: 0.45g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1560
Date to: AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 13.97 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020423

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: Penny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1988) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bust left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: E.[D. G. ROS]A S[INE SP]INA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend. Beaded inner circle
Reverse inscription: [CIVITA]S LON[DO]N
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Somerset
District: South Somerset
To be known as: Stocklinch

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]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Friday 3rd April 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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