NARC-1429E4: algelelizabeth

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-1429E4

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

Gold hammered quarter Angel of Elizabeth I. Fifth issue.

Obverse: St. Michael spearing dragon ELIZABETH.D.G.ANG.FRANCE

Reverse: Ship with sheild surmounted by cross. E and egalantine on cross. +ET.HIBERNIE.REGINA.FIDEI.

Some damage to one edge.

Spinks reference 2528.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1578
Date to: Circa AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd March 2011

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter angel
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Quarter-angel: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 2007)
Obverse description: St. Michael spearing dragon
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH.D.G.ANG.FRANCE
Reverse description: Ship with sheild surmounted by cross. E and egalantine on cross.
Reverse inscription: +ET.HIBERNIE.REGINA.FIDEI.
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Preston Capes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5752
Four figure Latitude: 52.163336
Four figure longitude: -1.168106
1:25K map: SP5752
1:10K map: SP55SE
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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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