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Unique ID: WILT-E683B3
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An Early Post-Medieval gold crown of Elizabeth I, second issue (1561-82). It measures 22.84mm in diameter and weighs 2.66g.
Obverse: Crowned bust to left in plain dress
ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA (initial mark coronet)
shield with ER at sides
SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EAM (initial mark coronet)
Reference: North Volume II no.1995.
This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 2.66 g
Diameter: 22.84 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th November 2011 - Wednesday 23rd November 2011
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Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Gold: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1991/1 - 1996)
Obverse description: Crowned bust to left in plain dress
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield with ER at sides
Reverse inscription: SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EAM
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
|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||1995|