BUC-E95EAD: MEDIEVAL COIN

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-E95EAD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn post-medieval silver shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603); Third Coinage (1583-1603; North 2014), initial mark: woolpack (1594-6). Ref: North 1991: 136.

Obverse description: Crowned bust left. Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGI. Reverse description: Straight sided shield with cross fourchee over. Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE.M.MEV. Initial mark: Woolpack(1594-6)

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 1594
Date to: Exactly AD 1596

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.95 g
Diameter: 30.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th October 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Creslow [Americans] 4-11.10.14

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12

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: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Straight sided shield with cross fourchee over which divides the inscription.
Reverse inscription: POSVI//DEV AD/IVTORE/M.MEV
Initial mark: Woolpack
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Creslow

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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