SOM-8D00E7: Post-medieval coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-8D00E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark unclear, dated 156[...] on coin, minted at London, North 1998.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Identified by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16592

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 facing left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABET]H : D. G. AN[G FR ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: Square topped shield over long cross fourchee with date, 156[...], above shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI / D]EV.' AD/IVTORE[/M M]EV.
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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