SWYOR-C6A664: SWYOR-C6A664 Post Medieval Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-C6A664

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A Post Medieval hammered silver coin; a threepence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), second issue (AD 1561 - 1582), plain cross initial mark, dated 1579. North number: 1998, North edition: 1991.The coin has a diameter of 18.90mm, a thickness of 0.64mm, and weighs 1.28g.

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 1579
Date to: Exactly AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.64 mm
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th September 2021 - Thursday 16th September 2021

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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)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: [...]ABETH D G [...] REGI
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over a square topped shield with date above: 1579
Reverse inscription: POSVI [DEV]M ADIVTOR[EM MEVM]
Die axis measurement: 8 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: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Cawood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6037
Four figure Latitude: 53.82581403
Four figure longitude: -1.08996073
1:25K map: SE6037
1:10K map: SE63NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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