NARC-B5CE8B: NARC-B5CE8B : Shilling : Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-B5CE8B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Shilling of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Third coinage. Long cross fourchée over squared shield reverse. Tun initial mark. London mint. AD 1591-1594.

Diameter: 39.90mm, Thickness: 1.03mm, Weight: 5.7g

North Vol II, P 136, No 2014.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1591
Date to: Circa AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.03 mm
Weight: 5.7 g
Diameter: 39.9 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB:D:G:ANG.FR.’ET.HIB.’REGI
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over squared shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV.AD/IVTORE/M·MEV.’
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Mollington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4347
Four figure Latitude: 52.11965153
Four figure longitude: -1.37339393
1:25K map: SP4347
1:10K map: SP44NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 136 2014

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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