LVPL-8490D5: Silver penny of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-8490D5

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Silver penny of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603). Obv: Crowned bust left with rose behind; ELIZABET[H DG ANG FRA ET HIB] REGINA Rev: Square shield with 1579 above, on long cross fourchée dividing legend; POSVI DEU ADIVTOREM MEVM

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2009

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABET[H DG ANG FRA ET HIB] REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield with 1579 above, on long cross fourchée dividing legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEU ADIVTOREM MEVM
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Collingham

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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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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