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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-709393

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver threepence of Elizabeth I Date: 1571 Diameter 18mm, Obverse: crowned bust facing left with a rose behind Obverse inscription: [E]LIZABE[TH D] G [ANG FR ET HIB] REG[INA] Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms 1571 above, divided by a long cross Reverse inscription: [POS]UI DE[U ADIUTOR]E[M M]E[U] Mint mark: Castle Condition: Poor

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This record was produced from an emailed enquiry.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1571

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2007 - Friday 1st June 2007

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2043

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1998, 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left with a rose behind
Obverse inscription: [E]LIZABE[TH D] G [ANG FR ET HIB] REG[INA]
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms 1571 above, divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: [POS]UI DE[U ADIUTOR]E[M M]E[U]
Initial mark: Castle
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Tewkesbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8930
Four figure Latitude: 51.968363
Four figure longitude: -2.161524
1:25K map: SO8930
1:10K map: SO83SE
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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