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KENT-326783: Post-medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-326783

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver post-medieval penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1560), (North's) First issue 1558-1561, North (1991) no.1988 Mint of London, Initial mark cross crosslet 1558-60.

Measurements: diameter 14.78mm; thickness 0.46mm; weight 0.40g. 

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 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.46 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14.78 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
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: +E:D:G:ROSA:SINE.[SPINA]
Reverse description: shield over long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: +CIVI/[TAS]/LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross Crosslet
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: TQ9825
Four figure Latitude: 50.99033532
Four figure longitude: 0.81992777
1:25K map: TQ9825
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: 6 months ago

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