SWYOR-7061D9: A second issue threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-7061D9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-Medieval silver coin: a threepence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), second issue, dated 1578. It is 19.1mm in diameter and 0.6mm thick. It weighs 1.3gm.

Reference: North, volume 2, page 135, number 1998.

Notes:

This object was recorded from images and details kindly provided by the rally organiser and has not been examined by the FLO.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 26th September 2014 - Sunday 28th September 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at YS Rally at "Burniston", (Harwood Dale) 26-28/09/2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

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: A crowned bust of the queen, facing left, with a rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G AN[G FR E]T HI[B REGINA]
Reverse description: A square topped shield over a long cross fourchee dividing the legend, with the date above the shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI D[EV] A[DIVTORE]M M[EV]
Initial mark: Eglantine
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
Parish or ward: Harwood Dale (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9695
Four figure Latitude: 54.34152699
Four figure longitude: -0.52484161
1:25K map: SE9695
1:10K map: SE99NE
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
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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Audit data

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

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