LVPL-A12642: Silver Post-Medieval shilling of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-A12642

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Silver Post-Medieval shilling of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603). Obv: Crowned bust left. ELIZAB'D'G ANG' FR' ET HIB.REGI(NA) Rev: Square garnished shield over long cross fourchée dividing the ledgend. POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEVM

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.95 mm
Weight: 5.7 g
Diameter: 31.07 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2022, 2023)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB'D'G ANG' FR' ET HIB.REGI(NA)
Reverse description: Square garnished shield over long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEVM
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Selattyn and Gobowen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Updated: 11 years ago

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