WILT-7AD636: Post-Medieval coin : Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-7AD636

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Mint of London, sixth issue (1598-1600). The coin is very worn with some edge damage and is also bent. Reference: North 2017.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1598
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2012 - Friday 30th November 2012

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3621

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
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, 1582-1603 (N 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [i.m. probably anchor]E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Round-bottomed shield with Tudor Arms over long cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: [CIV]I TAS LON DON
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Funtington

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 2017

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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