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Unique ID: WAW-793591
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A complete Post Medieval silver three farthings of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Second issue (North 2002) dating to AD 1561. Pheon initial mark. London mint. North (1991: 135).
Overall dimensions: 12.43mm in diameter, 0.31mm in thickness and 0.25g in weight.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.31 mm
Weight: 0.25 g
Diameter: 12.43 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 left, with rose behind head.
Obverse inscription: E. D. G. ROSA. SINE. SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield with date above, on long cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
4 Figure: SP0572
Four figure Latitude: 52.34605153
Four figure longitude: -1.9280257
1:25K map: SP0572
1:10K map: SP07SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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|