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Unique ID: BUC-8B783F
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A copper alloy post medieval penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating to 1578-1580. Plain cross initial mark. Mint of London. North 1991 volume II, page 135, number 2001. The coin is clipped.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Length: 6.7 mm
Width: 6.5 mm
Weight: 0.54 g
Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd September 2021
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Other reference: AYBCM 5205
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, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TAS]LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
4 Figure: SP7120
Four figure Latitude: 51.87406119
Four figure longitude: -0.9700912
1:25K map: SP7120
1:10K map: SP72SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1960||English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son||page 135,||number 2001.|