SWYOR-242861: Post Medieval coin; three pence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-242861

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver coin: a threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second issue, dated 1571. It is 19.5mm in diameter and 0.4mm thick. It weighs1.17gm. For reference, see North, volume 2, number 1998.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1571

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1579

Materials and construction

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

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: A crowned bust of the queen, facing left, with a rose behind
Obverse inscription: [ELIZ]ABETH [D G] ANG [FRA ET HIB RE]GINA
Reverse description: A square topped shield over a cross fourchee dividing the legend, with date above
Reverse inscription: [POSVI] D[EV AD]IVTO[RE]M MEV
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Langford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8160
Four figure Latitude: 53.131018
Four figure longitude: -0.79083
1:25K map: SK8160
1:10K map: SK86SW
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: SWYOR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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