GLO-E60727: Irish penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-E60727

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper Irish penny of Elizabeth I
AD 1601
Length 19mm, weight 1.37g
Obverse: shield with the royal coat of arms
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G AN FRA ET HIBER RE
Reverse: crowned harp
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV[M]
Condition: fair

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1601

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

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

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 5477

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny or halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2017)
Obverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G AN FRA ET HIBER RE
Reverse description: crowned harp
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV[M]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
To be known as: Forest of Dean

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: GLO
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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