GLO-3E7F66: 3108 Silver penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-3E7F66

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Elizabeth I Date: 1578-1579 Diameter 14mm, Obverse: bust facing forward, two pellets behind Obverse inscription: [E D G RO]SA S[INE SPI]NA Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross Reverse inscription: [CIVITA]S [LOND]ON Mint: London Condition: poor Mint mark: Greek cross

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1578
Date to: Ante AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3108

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: bust facing forward, two pellets behind
Obverse inscription: [E D G RO]SA S[INE SPI]NA
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: [CIVITA]S [LOND]ON
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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