LVPL-4372E5: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-4372E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver threepence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

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

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; square shield with 15[..] above, on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.

IM: Plain cross, 1578-1580.

North no. 1998.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1578
Date to: Circa AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.02 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 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, rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G’ ANG’ FR’ ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield with 15[..] above, on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Plain cross.
Die axis measurement: 11 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 West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Winsford

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

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 7 years ago

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