SUSS-69DDCD: silver threepence of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: SUSS-69DDCD

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A complete clipped silver threepence of Elizabeth I 1558 - 1603), Coronet initial mark and dated to 1567.

As North (1991) Volume 2, p 135 no. 1998. 

Measurements: diameter 19.03mm, thickness 1.00mm, weight 1.43g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1567
Date to: Exactly AD 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 19.03 mm

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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 facing left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH [D G ANG FRA ET HI R]EGINA
Reverse description: Longcross fourchee over shield with date 1567 above
Reverse inscription: POSVI/[DEV AD/IVTORE/MMEV
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
Parish or ward: Henfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2014
Four figure Latitude: 50.91300083
Four figure longitude: -0.29441757
1:25K map: TQ2014
1:10K map: TQ21SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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 135 1998

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Recording Institution: SUSS
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