OXON-CF801D: Coin: Post Medieval: Elizabeth Penny 1563

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-CF801D

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A Post-Medieval silver three farthings of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating to  AD 1563 on the coin. Second issue, unclear initial mark. Minted in London. North (1991:135) no.2002.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1563
Date to: Exactly AD 1563

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 14 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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 facing left with a rose behind the head.
Obverse inscription: [E] D G [R]OSA [SINE SPINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourcee diving the legend. Date 1563 above the shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS / LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Chinnor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7302
Four figure Latitude: 51.71199276
Four figure longitude: -0.94482772
1:25K map: SP7302
1:10K map: SP70SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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