PUBLIC-DC20E5: elizabeth I shilling front and back

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-DC20E5

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A complete Post Medieval silver shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD), initial mark tun, 1591-1594 AD, North 2014.


This has been 3-D imaged as part of the 3D-COFORM project, imaged at the university of Brighton

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1591
Date to: Circa AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.87 mm
Weight: 6 g
Diameter: 31.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3D-COFORM

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield over long cross fourchee dividing legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Tenterden

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: Minimal cultivation

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 136 2014

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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