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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-AA54A2

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

A post Medieval Irish copper penny of Elizabeth 1. [ Ad 1558-1603 ] Mint of Dublin. Part of one side of coin missing. Obverse; Crowned harp dividing date 160-. Legend, POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV. Reverse; square topped royal shield with E to left, R to right. Legend; ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIBER RE. Weight 1.1 grams, Diameter 18.62mm.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 18.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th January 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned harp dividing date
Obverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield with E to left and R to right
Reverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIBER RE
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Broadclyst (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9794
Four figure Latitude: 50.73644935
Four figure longitude: -3.46097243
1:25K map: SX9794
1:10K map: SX94SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Cultivated field
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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