HESH-C48397: Post medieval Coin: threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-C48397

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver threepence of Elizabeth I, Initial mark: plane cross, dated 1578 over shield. North: 1998

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with Rose behind head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG’ FR’ ET: HI’ REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee with date 1578 above shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: 0

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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