LANCUM-2A3E25: Post-medieval coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-2A3E25

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early post-medieval silver hammered threepence of Elizabeth I dating from AD1567. Mintmark: pheon. North 1998

Obv: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA

Rev: CIVITAS LONDON

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 1567
Date to: Exactly AD 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

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
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over square shield dividing legend
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: pheon
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Carlisle (District)
To be known as: Longtown

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 5 years ago

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