KENT-3214BD: Post-medieval coin: three halfpence of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: KENT-3214BD

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A complete silver post-medieval penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1560), (North's) Second issue 1561-1582, North (1991) no. 2001 Mint of London, Initial mark Coronet 1567-70.

Measurements: diameter 14.65mm; thickness 0.50mm; weight 0.58g. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1567
Date to: Exactly AD 1570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 14.65 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
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:[RO]SA.SINE.[SP]INA
Reverse description: shield over long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: +CIVI/TA[S/[ON/]DON
Initial mark: Coronet
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Folkestone and Hythe (District)
Parish or ward: Brookland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9925
Four figure Latitude: 50.98999073
Four figure longitude: 0.83415817
1:25K map: TQ9925
1:10K map: TQ92NE
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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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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