ESS-79E924: Post Medieval Silver coin

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-79E924

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval Silver coin: a penny of Elizabeth 1, dating to 1558-1603 and minted in London. North 1988/2001/2017.

Notes:

Not seen by FLO; ID from emailed images.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st October 2001

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E [D G R]OSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS [LON]DON
Initial mark: Illegible
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Bletchingdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5017
Four figure Latitude: 51.849364
Four figure longitude: -1.275529
1:25K map: SP5017
1:10K map: SP51NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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1 comment

  • AL wrote @ 10:24:04 on the 10th January 2012.

    This coin is of the second issue mint mark cross crosslet(21) 1560-1

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

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