HAMP-7C8726:

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-7C8726

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), long/Latin cross initial mark and dated to 1580. London Tower mint. As North 1998. 

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1580
Date to: Circa AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.98 g
Diameter: 17.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st February 2021

Personal details

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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)
Initial mark: Long/latin cross
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
District: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Llanrhidian Lower (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS5290
Four figure Latitude: 51.58935937
Four figure longitude: -4.1377992
1:25K map: SS5290
1:10K map: SS59SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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

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

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