WAW-627920: Post Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I.

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-627920

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

Post Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) minted in London between 1558 and 1561. North No. 1988.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th September 2010

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA [SINE SPINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross.
Reverse inscription: CIVI / TAS / LON / DON
Initial mark: Cross crosslet (1560-1561).
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Brailes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2940
Four figure Latitude: 52.057628
Four figure longitude: -1.578452
1:25K map: SP2940
1:10K map: SP24SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd No. 1988

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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