WMID-27A173: Post-medieval coin, a silver penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-27A173

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

A silver post-medieval penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second issue dating from 1560-61, minted in London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.83 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th October 2011

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

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
Type: Pound: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 2008)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: North Warwickshire (District)
Parish or ward: Middleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1897
Four figure Latitude: 52.570529
Four figure longitude: -1.735853
1:25K map: SP1897
1:10K map: SP19NE
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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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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