BERK-8EA586: Post-medieval coin: Penny of Elizabeth I reverse

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-8EA586

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A worn silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), minted at London and dating to the period AD 1560-1561. Cross crosslet initial mark. North N1988.

Notes:

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th April 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at Metal Detectives at Wilden, Beds

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.198

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
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.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ravensden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0756
Four figure Latitude: 52.19186824
Four figure longitude: -0.43609637
1:25K map: TL0756
1:10K map: TL05NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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