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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-BB36FC

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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 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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st October 2021

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Materials and construction

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

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, 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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Near Linstead

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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