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WMID-79E2A7: Post Medieval coin: silver penny of Elizabeth I (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-79E2A7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Post Medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1563) dating to AD 1595-1598. Initial mark: Key. Mint:Tower of London. North (1991) Vol 2, no.2017.

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 1595
Date to: Circa AD 1598

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: key
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
District: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Knowle (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2073
Four figure Latitude: 52.3547028
Four figure longitude: -1.70777502
1:25K map: SP2073
1:10K map: SP27SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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