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Unique ID: OXON-CF801D
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
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 action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 14 mm
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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 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
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.
|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|