PUBLIC-139610: PUBLIC-139610-post medieval shilling of ElizabethI

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-139610

Object type certainty: Certain
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A heavily clipped and worn post medieval silver shilling of ElizabethI (AD1558-1603). Probably third issue(1583-1603) with bust 6B. Obverse: bust left without rose, legend missing. Reverse: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend, which is missing due to being heavily clipped.

North vol 2, page: 136, reference: 2014

weight: 3.86gms, Diameter: 24.8mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.86 g
Diameter: 24.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 6th August 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, no rose
Obverse inscription: missing
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: missing
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Baschurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ4222
Four figure Latitude: 52.79243489
Four figure longitude: -2.86155268
1:25K map: SJ4222
1:10K map: SJ42SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 136 2014

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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