YORYM-D874D8: Post-medieval Coin : Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-D874D8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver threepence of Elizabeth I, squared shield reverse, dated 1569.

Ref: North, Vol II, p.135, no.1998.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 11th June 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

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: ELIZAB[------] ANG FR MA[----]
Reverse description: Squared shield with date above
Reverse inscription: POS[VI DEV ADIVTO]REM MEV
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Cawton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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