PUBLIC-B8D851: Elizabeth I penny second issue

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-B8D851

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second issue (1560-1561). Obverse: crowned bust left, inscription: E.D.G [ROS]A SINE.SPINA. Reverse: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend. Inscription: CIVITAS LONDON. Initial Mark: Cross and crosslets (21) Tower mint. Die Axis: 6 o'clock. Spink 2558.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 28th April 2022

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny or halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E.D.G [ROS]A SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Cross & crosslets (21)
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: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Upton Grey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7147
Four figure Latitude: 51.21779408
Four figure longitude: -0.98479937
1:25K map: SU7147
1:10K map: SU74NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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