LON-B50CE1: Post Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (AD1558-1603) dated 1573.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-B50CE1

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A Post Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (AD1558-1603) dated 1573. North no. 1998.

The coin is bent at an obtuse angle, probably caused by post depositional damage.

Dimensions: diameter: 19.97mm; weight: 1.55g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1573
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.55 g
Diameter: 19.97 mm

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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, rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend, date 1573 above shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV (have made God my helper)
Initial mark: Ermine obverse and reverse
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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