PUBLIC-42E32E:

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-42E32E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete post-medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Second issue. Initial mark: Martlet (AD 1560-1561). Struck at the tower mint in London. . 

Obverse Crowned bust facing left:

E. D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA (A rose without thorns).

Reverse Square shield over long cross fourchée.

CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

North: 2001

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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th July 2021

Personal details

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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, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left:
Obverse inscription: E. D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchée.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Martlet
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shawbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: On Cultivated land
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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