CAM-4CC9E4: Post-Medieval Coin : Silver Hammered Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-4CC9E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered threepence of Elizabeth I, AD1558-1603. Obverse shows unclear bust left possibly with rose behind head. Obverse legend reads ELIZBETH [D G ANG FRA ET (or Z) HI] REGINA. Reverse shows royal shield with unclear date above 156[?]. Reverse legend reads [POS]UI [DEU ADIU]TORE/M MEU. Initial marks are uncertain. Die axis is probably 4 o'clock, weight is 1.49g, diameter is 19.52mm, thickness is 0.71mm.

Notes:

working no.20.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.71 mm
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 19.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1998, 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: Unclear bust left possibly with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZBETH [D G ANG FRA ET (or Z) HI] REGINA
Reverse description: Royal shield with unclear date above 156[?]
Reverse inscription: [POS]UI [DEU ADIU]TORE/M MEU
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire District Area

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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