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Unique ID: WAW-863694
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A Post Medieval silver three farthings of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Initial mark: pheon dating to AD 1562 (North 2002). Tower of London mint. North (1991: 135). Coin is cracked and chipped at 2 o'clock on the obverse.
Overall dimensions: 13.21mm in diameter, 0.34mm in thickness and 0.31g in weight.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.34 mm
Weight: 0.31 g
Diameter: 13.21 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st December 2019
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Denomination: Three farthings
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threefarthings: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2002)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: [E.D.]G. RO[...] SINE. SPINA
Reverse description: Royal shield over long cross fourchee, with date above shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SO7752
Four figure Latitude: 52.16578324
Four figure longitude: -2.33768099
1:25K map: SO7752
1:10K map: SO75SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|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||p. 135||no. 2002|