SUSS-79D122: Post Medieval coin: three pence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-79D122

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), dated 1575 on coin. Initial mark: Eglatine. North 1998.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1575

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Close
Identified by: Miss Emma Close
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind the head.
Obverse inscription: E[LIZAB]ETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Shield with date above, 1575, on long cross fourchee dividing legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Initial mark: Eglatine
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Patching

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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