BUC-D05E67: Medieval coin: farthing of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-D05E67

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver penny or halfpenny of Elizabeth I Mint or issue place: London (Tower)
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017) Obverse description: Crowned bust right. Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA. Reverse description: Straight sided shield with cross fourchee over. Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS] LON[DON]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 12.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th October 2012

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny or halfpenny
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, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Straight sided shield with cross fourchee over
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS] LON[DON]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
To be known as: Hughenden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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