WILT-648B61: Post-medieval coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-648B61

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A silver post-medieval threepence of Elizabeth I, London mint, coronet initial mark (AD 1569; North 1998).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1569
Date to: Circa AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.47 g
Diameter: 19.75 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4164

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 head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH : D : G : ANG : FR : ET : HI : REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing legend with date 1569 above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEVM
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Nether Wallop (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2734
Four figure Latitude: 51.1046687
Four figure longitude: -1.61573821
1:25K map: SU2734
1:10K map: SU23SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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