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Unique ID: BERK-EB6C5C

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

Probably a silver penny/halfpenny of Elizabeth I (AD1558-1603). Some letters are visible on the reverse and the cross and shield are sitll visible. Most other detail is lost.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 0.34 g
Diameter: 13.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 17th June 2017

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Materials and construction

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

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, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Reverse description: Shield on cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: O...I

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9383
Four figure Latitude: 52.43707111
Four figure longitude: -0.63338378
1:25K map: SP9383
1:10K map: SP98SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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