SWYOR-752D1D: SWYOR-752D1D Post Medieval Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-752D1D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver hammered coin dating from the Post Medieval period: a penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) struck at London, not further defined. Initial mark illegible, North number 1988, 2001, or 2017. The coin, which is abraded, has a diameter of 13.8mm, a thickness of 0.4mm, and weighs 0.28g. The obverse may be double struck.

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 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.28 g
Diameter: 13.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 30th July 2021 - Tuesday 29th September 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3724

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, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E [D G ROSA SINE SPINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing legend
Reverse inscription: [C]IVI/TA[S]/LON/[DON]
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Sheffield (Metropolitan District)
District: Sheffield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Stocksbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2699
Four figure Latitude: 53.48707673
Four figure longitude: -1.60963365
1:25K map: SK2699
1:10K map: SK29NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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