LANCUM-275991: Post Medieval coin: Elizabeth I shilling

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-275991

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Elizabeth I shilling (judging by the size of the coin remaining after clipping) and the fact that no rose is present behind the bust. Inner circle on the ob is beaded. The shilling is of the sixth issue and the bust is type 6b as the very faint outline of the ear can sill be seen on the bust. Ob legend would have read as ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI. Rev legend would have read as POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV. North 2014 Date is 1582-1600.

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 1582
Date to: Exactly AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.17 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul Hickman
Identified by: Mr Paul Hickman
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1985, 2014, 2022, 2023)
Obverse description: Queens bust within beaded circle
Obverse inscription: [ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI]
Reverse description: Shield within beaded circle
Reverse inscription: [POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
To be known as: Arncliffe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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