LANCUM-762A06: LANCUM-762A04: Post-Medieval penny of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: LANCUM-762A06

Object type certainty: Certain
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Penny of Elizabeth I dating to c. 1558-1603 ; mint mark illegible on photograph.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Exactly AD 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13 mm
Width: 13 mm
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

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
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over square shield dividing legend
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: illegible on photograph
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Clitheroe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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