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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-C8EC0F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver three pence of Elizabeth I dated to 1579. Mintmark, Greek Cross.

Obverse: crowned bust facing left, rose behind [ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA]

Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms, 1579 above all divided by a long cross POS[UI DEU ADIVTOREM MEU]

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 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2021 - Thursday 30th September 2021

Personal details

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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, not further defined (N 1998, 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms, 1579 above all divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: POS[UI DEU ADIVTOREM MEU]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: South Hams (District)
Parish or ward: Stokenham (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8140
Four figure Latitude: 50.24797371
Four figure longitude: -3.67039877
1:25K map: SX8140
1:10K map: SX80SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Above high water

References cited

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Audit data

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

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