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Unique ID: ESS-BB36FC
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An incomplete, clipped silver Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) penny, dating to AD 1560-1561. Minted in London. Cross crosslet initial mark. North 1988
Obverse: E D] G ROSA SINE SPINA. Crowned bust facing left.
Reverse: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON. Square shield on long cross fourchee.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st October 2021
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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, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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