BUC-2019DD: Post medieval coin: Three pence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-2019DD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver post medieval three pence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating to the second issue, 1565. Mint of London. North 1991, volume II, page 135, number 1998. The coin is very worn. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1565
Date to: Exactly AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.4 mm
Width: 18.4 mm
Weight: 1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd September 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5205

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Illegible, originally crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET]
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: [POS]VI DEV AD[IVTOREM MEV]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7320
Four figure Latitude: 51.87380342
Four figure longitude: -0.94104536
1:25K map: SP7320
1:10K map: SP72SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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 1998

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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