SWYOR-F13F35: Post Medieval coin; three pence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-F13F35

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Post Medieval coin; a threepence of Elizabeth I (1557 - 1603), second issue (1561 - 1582), plain cross initial mark (1578 - 1579) dated 1578. Long cross reverse over shield. London mint.

North Vol II, Pg 135, No 1998.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.83 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2015

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over squared shield with date above
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Ryther cum Ossendyke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5539
Four figure Latitude: 53.84434
Four figure longitude: -1.165554
1:25K map: SE5539
1:10K map: SE53NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: SWYOR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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