LANCUM-8C1478: Penny of Elizabeth I dating from 1567-70. Mintmark coronet. North 1997

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-8C1478

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

Early post-medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I dating from 1567-70. Mintmark coronet. North 1997.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1567
Date to: Exactly AD 1570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.1 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

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, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: long cross fourchee dividing legend over square shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: coronet
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Wyre (District)
To be known as: St Michaels on Wyre

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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