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SWYOR-906F94: SWYOR-906F94 Post Medieval Coin

Rights Holder: West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service
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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-906F94

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Medieval silver coin; a penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), third issue (1583-1603), escallop mintmark (1584 – 1587). It has a diameter of 16.6mm, thickness 0.7mm, weight 1g. For reference see North vol 2 p. 114 no: 2017. The coin is bent.

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 1584
Date to: Circa AD 1587

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th January 2021 - Monday 18th January 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3632

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [E D G] ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Royal shield over a long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS L[ON]DON
Initial mark: escallop
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
Parish or ward: Buckden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9477
Four figure Latitude: 54.18873267
Four figure longitude: -2.09344514
1:25K map: SD9477
1:10K map: SD97NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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