YORYM-AC0171: Post-medieval Coin : Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-AC0171

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver threepence of Elizabeth I dated AD 158[-]. Square shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Uncertain initial mark. Mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1580
Date to: Circa AD 1589

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

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, not further defined (N 1998, 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Nafferton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0259
Four figure Latitude: 54.01693848
Four figure longitude: -0.44477065
1:25K map: TA0259
1:10K map: TA05NW
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: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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