LVPL-D86684: LVPL-D86684

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-D86684

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver threepence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH: D G ANG F[RA] ET HIB REGINA; crowned bust left with rose behind.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVOTOREM MEV; long cross over square shield with 1573 above.

IM: acorn.

North no. 1998.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
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.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH: D G ANG F[RA] ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross over square shield with 1573 above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVOTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Acorn
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ellesmere Port

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting.
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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