DEV-C290F1: Post medieval coin: three half pence of Elizabeth

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-C290F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver three halfpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating to AD 1572. 

Tower mint, ermine inital mark. As North (1991: 135) no. 2000.

Measurements: 12.9mm diameter, 0.6mm thickness, weight 0.35g.

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 1572
Date to: Exactly AD 1572

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 12.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2020 - Saturday 5th June 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 019511

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield with date above on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Ermine
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Stockland

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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