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LIN-D0B7C2: LIN-D0B7C2: Post-Medieval threepence of Elizabth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-D0B7C2

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A post-medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (r. 1558-1603). Pheon initial mark. Second coinage. Dated to 1565. North no. 1997, p.134

Obverse description: Crowned bust, left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross overlying Royal Arms, 1565 above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV (I have made God my Helper)

Diameter: 24.95 mm; Thickness: 0.86 mm; Weight: 2.98g; DA:3.

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 1565
Date to: Exactly AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.86 mm
Weight: 2.98 g
Diameter: 24.95 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust, left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross overlying Royal Arms, 1565 above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Erewash (District)
Parish or ward: Risley (Civil Parish)

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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