BERK-4B9CE0: Post-medieval coin: Three halfpence of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: BERK-4B9CE0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver three halfpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dated 1572. Ermine initial mark. North N 2000.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1572

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2014 - Wednesday 30th April 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.265

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SP(INA)
Reverse description: Long cross over shield, date above shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON 1572
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Twyford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6526
Four figure Latitude: 51.92872925
Four figure longitude: -1.0561017
1:25K map: SP6526
1:10K map: SP62NE
WOEID: 26349256
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: Friday 8th August 2014
Updated: Monday 11th August 2014

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