KENT-6274F8: post-medieval coin: shilling of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-6274F8

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A silver shilling of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), (North's) third issue dating to 1591-1594. Tun initial mark. Tower mint. North (1991) No.2014. Measurements: 29.1mm in diameter and 6g in weight.

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 1591
Date to: Circa AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6 g
Diameter: 29.1 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

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: +ELIZAB;D;G;ANG;FR;E[T H]IB;REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield of arms on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: +POSVI/DEV;AD/IVTORE/M.MEV;
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Borden (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8863
Four figure Latitude: 51.33500511
Four figure longitude: 0.69745569
1:25K map: TQ8863
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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