SOM-6629F6: SOM-6629F6: penny of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: SOM-6629F6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Elizabeth I [1158-1603], issued 1560-1561. North, vol.II, p.133, no.1988. Diameter: 13.97mm, Thickness: 0.56mm Weight: 0.45g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 13.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd March 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020423

Materials and construction

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

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, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Bust left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: E.[D. G. ROS]A S[INE SP]INA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend. Beaded inner circle
Reverse inscription: [CIVITA]S LON[DO]N
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Stocklinch

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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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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