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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-0042B5

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

Silver threepence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA; crowned bust left, large rose behind.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; long cross over shield, 1566 above.

North no: 1998

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1566

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th September 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, large rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross over shield, 1566 above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Sandbach

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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