DENO-2EB1C7: Post medieval coin; threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-2EB1C7

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Post medieval coin; struck silver threepence of Elizabeth I, second issue, dated 1573. Ermine initial mark. Obv. Crowned bust of queen left. Rose behind bust ELIZABETH.ANG.FR.ET.HI.REGINA Rev. Squared shield over long cross fourchee which divides the legend POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M.MEV. Diameter 19.6mm, thickness 0.5mm, weight 1.27g Ref: North ‘English Hammered Coinage’ vol. II (pp. 135, no. 1998)

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st October 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anja Rohde
Identified by: Miss Anja Rohde

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6258

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust of queen left. Rose behind bust
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH.ANG.FR.ET.HI.REGINA
Reverse description: Squared shield over long cross fourchee which divides the legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M.MEV.
Initial mark: Ermine
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
To be known as: Long Whatton

Spatial coordinates


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

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