WILT-6770E5: Post-medieval coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-6770E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Post Medieval penny of Elizabeth I, London mint, Lis initial mark, (AD 1558-1560; North 1988)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.58 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 13.54 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4224

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: E D [G R]OS[A SINE SPI]NA
Reverse description: Shield with Arms of England over long cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/ TAS/ [LON]/ DON
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


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: 8 years ago

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