DOR-713161: Post Medieval coin: Three farthings of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: DOR-713161

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A silver three farthings of Elizabeth I. Mint of London.
Reference: North Volume II, No. 2002
Date: Post Medieval - 1571
Diameter: 13.66 mm
Weight: 0.33 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1571

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.33 g
Diameter: 13.66 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 022301

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three farthings
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threefarthings: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2002)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: EDG ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross over the royal arms
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON 15[71]
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: West Orchard

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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