SWYOR-FE9980: Post Medieval Coin; of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-FE9980

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Post Medieval coin of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), third issue (1583-1603), "A" mintmark (1583 – 1585). For reference see North vol 2 p. 114 no: 2017. It is 13.1mm diameter, 0.5mm thick and 0.36g.

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 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1585

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 13.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Wednesday 25th August 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS 3696

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 left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPI[NA]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over a royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: A
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Scotton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8999
Four figure Latitude: 53.48020819
Four figure longitude: -0.66037168
1:25K map: SK8999
1:10K map: SK89NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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