IOW-E11987: IOW-E11987 Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E11987

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

A clipped post-Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD), minted at London in 1573 (North 1991, 135, ref: 1998).
Obverse: [ELIZABETH.D.G.ANG.FR.ET.HI.REGINA]; Crowned bust left with a rose behind the head Reverse: [POSVI/DEV.AD/IVTORE/M.MEV] (I have made God my Helper); Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription with date of 1573 above shield

Notes:

It is possible that the date is 1575.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 18.48 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-1-158

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: London (Tower)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with a rose behind the head
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH.D.G.ANG.FR.ET.HI.REGINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription with date of 1573 above shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/DEV.AD/IVTORE/M.MEV] (I have made God my Helper)
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Monday 12th March 2012
Updated: Saturday 17th March 2012

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