SWYOR-76442F: SWYOR-76442F Post Medieval Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-76442F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered coin dating from the Post Medieval period. A threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Second Issue, 1561-1582, not further defined. N. 1998. The coin has a diameter of 18.36mm, a thickness of 3.22mm, and weighs 0.92g.

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 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.22 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 18.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2020 - Monday 31st August 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form No 003662

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left; rose behind
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D] G ANG [FR ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing legend; date above
Reverse inscription: Illegible//15--
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Newsham with Breckenbrough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3982
Four figure Latitude: 54.23222964
Four figure longitude: -1.40320902
1:25K map: SE3982
1:10K map: SE38SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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