HAMP-8250F3: Post-medieval coin: Irish penny of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: HAMP-8250F3

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A corroded and clipped early 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval Irish penny of Elizabeth I, 3rd 'base' issue (1601-1602 AD; Spink 6510-6510B)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1601
Date to: Exactly AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.65 mm
Width: 17.2 mm
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 1.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th May 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3175

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Type: Irish: copper coin of Elizabeth I (S 6510 - 6511A)
Obverse description: Square-topped royal shield with 'E' to left, ['R'] to right
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET H]IBER RE
Reverse description: Crowned harp dividing date, 16[0...]
Reverse inscription: [POSVI DEV ADIVTORE]M MEV
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Andover (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3845
Four figure Latitude: 51.202955
Four figure longitude: -1.457474
1:25K map: SU3845
1:10K map: SU34NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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