SOM-BBB480: Post Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-BBB480

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark hand, minted at London, AD 1589-1592, North (1991:137) no.2017.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1589
Date to: Exactly AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.47 mm
Weight: 0.43 g
Diameter: 13.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 1997 - Tuesday 30th September 1997

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Identified by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17031

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: [E'. D'. G'. ROSA ]. SINE' . SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee dividing legend over square topped Royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[ LON/DON]
Initial mark: Hand
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
To be known as: Wellington CP

Spatial coordinates


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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 137 2017

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Audit data

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

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