LVPL-D2AE52: Post-Medieval shilling of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-D2AE52

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver shilling of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH D G AN FR ET HI' RIGINA; crowned bust left.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.

IM: Martlet (1560-1561).

North no.1985.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.9 g
Diameter: 31.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1985)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G AN FR ET HI’ RIGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Mollington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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