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Unique ID: GLO-12F43B

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

A heavily clipped silver shilling of Elizabeth I Dated to 1558-1603. The clipping has removed all traces of the inscription taking the edge of the coins back to the inner cercle.

Obverse: crowned bust left. […]

Reverse: square shield on long cross fourchée […]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.81 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2021 - Thursday 1st July 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1985, 2014, 2022, 2023)
Obverse description: crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: square shield on long cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: […]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Upton St. Leonards (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8612
Four figure Latitude: 51.80646051
Four figure longitude: -2.20445427
1:25K map: SO8612
1:10K map: SO81SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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