CORN-18C2B3: shilling of Elizabeth I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-18C2B3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), First Issue (1559-1560), mintmark lis (1558-60), wire line with beaded inner circles and no pearls on bodice of obverse bust, type 1D, Spink 2549.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1559
Date to: Circa AD 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 5.65 g
Diameter: 33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2014 - Sunday 31st August 2014

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1986)
Obverse description: crowned bust 1D facing left
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D.G.ANG.FRA.Z.HIB.REGINA
Reverse description: square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV.ADIVTOREM.MEV
Initial mark: lis
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ludgvan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5032
Four figure Latitude: 50.13526966
Four figure longitude: -5.49980675
1:25K map: SW5032
1:10K map: SW52NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2008 Coins of England & The United Kingdom, 43rd Edition London Spink 236, no.2549

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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