WAW-DB0701: Post Medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-DB0701

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

Post Medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603) minted in London between 1573 and 1574. Second Issue: North No. 1998.

Evidence of reuse: Piercing on the edge of the coin.

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 1573
Date to: Exactly AD 1574

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 19.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st July 2014 - Wednesday 1st October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Bust facing left with a rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Plain shield with a cross over it. Dated 1573.
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV AD / IVTORE / M MEV
Initial mark: Acorn.
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Dodderhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9265
Four figure Latitude: 52.2830819
Four figure longitude: -2.11869105
1:25K map: SO9265
1:10K map: SO96NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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