LON-8A71F4: Post medieval coin: Threefarthing of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: LON-8A71F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver three-farthings of Elizabeth I dating to 1561 to 1582 AD. London mint (N2002). It measures 13.7mm (diameter) x 0.8mm (thickness) and weighs 0.46g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three farthings
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threefarthings: Elizabeth I, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2038)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E.D.G. ROSA. SINE. SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Epping Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Magdalen Laver (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4907
Four figure Latitude: 51.741899
Four figure longitude: 0.156678
1:25K map: TL4907
1:10K map: TL40NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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