LANCUM-762185: Silver hammered penny of Elizabeth I dating from c. AD1580-81

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-762185

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early post-medieval silver hammered penny of Elizabeth I dating from c. AD1580-81. Mintmark: long cross. North 2001.

NB The coin was not seen in person by the local FLO. The image and findspot information were kindly supplied by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1580
Date to: Exactly AD 1581

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th September 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

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, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over square shield dividing legend
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: long cross
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Pendle (District)
To be known as: Bracewell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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