OXON-80DECE: Post Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-80DECE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped Post Medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating to AD 1583-85. Third coinage, A initial mark. Tower of London mint. North (1991: 137) No. 2017

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 1583
Date to: Exactly AD 1585

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 13.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th August 2020 - Tuesday 10th August 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OMS receipt 2568

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, 1582-1603 (N 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS LON/DON
Initial mark: A
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Worminghall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6308
Four figure Latitude: 51.76714266
Four figure longitude: -1.08845788
1:25K map: SP6308
1:10K map: SP60NW
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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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