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Unique ID: NMGW3272

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Elizabeth I (1558-1603) penny. First coinage, London. Mark cross crosslet. 1560-61. Weight 0.486g.


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Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.486 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA: 2000.166.2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Initial mark: Cross crosslet

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sutton Benger (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9378
Four figure Latitude: 51.500892
Four figure longitude: -2.102237
1:25K map: ST9378
1:10K map: ST97NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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