KENT-B31BA1: threepence

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-B31BA1

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A worn post-Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Second (North) issue 1561-1583, dated '1566' on the coin. Initial mark, pheon. North (1991) no.1998

Measurements: 18.26mm, weight: 1.5g

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 1565
Date to: Circa AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 18.26 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: Crowned bust left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: +ELIZABETH:D;G;AN.FR[A ET HIB REGI]NA'
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee on royal shield surmounted by date '1565'
Reverse inscription: +POSVI/DEV:AD/IVTORE/M.MEV;
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9872
Four figure Latitude: 51.41243888
Four figure longitude: 0.8458364
1:25K map: TQ9872
1:10K map: TQ97SE
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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Audit data

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

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