CORN-1B9061: Post-medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-1B9061

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Fourth Issue (1578-82) (Spink) with Latin cross for initial mark c.1580-81, later perforated for suspension

Evidence of reuse: perforated below legend for suspension

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1580
Date to: AD 1581

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th February 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HI' REGINA
Reverse description: square shield on long cross fourchée dividing legend with date (illegible) above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Latin cross

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Marazion (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5230
Four figure Latitude: 50.118155
Four figure longitude: -5.470573
1:25K map: SW5230
1:10K map: SW50NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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