DUR-BA4136: Coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: DUR-BA4136

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

A silver penny of Elizabeth I, 1583-1603 (third issue), minted in London, North Number: 2017

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1583
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 13.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th June 2011 - Monday 6th February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Miss Emma Morris

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
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Shield over longcross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Crescent
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Gilling with Hartforth and Sedbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ1607
Four figure Latitude: 54.45814
Four figure longitude: -1.75471
1:25K map: NZ1607
1:10K map: NZ10NE
WOEID: 26346284
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: Monday 27th February 2012
Updated: Friday 23rd March 2012

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