LVPL-0DE636: LVPL-0DE636

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-0DE636

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver shilling of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obv: ELIZABETH D G AN' FR' ET. HI. REGINA; crowned bust right.

Rev: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM: MEV; square shield on long cross fourchee dividing legend.

Mint mark and reverse mint mark: Martlet, (1560-1561).

North 1985.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.97 mm
Weight: 5.5 g
Diameter: 31.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 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: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1985)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G AN’ FR’ ET. HI. REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM: MEV
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Corwen

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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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