DEV-E56359: Post Medieval coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Danielle Wootton
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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-E56359

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A Post Medieval silver hammered penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 - 1603). The Escallap mint mark on the obverse only dates the coin to AD 1584 - 1586. See Spink (2011) p 256, number 2580 for a similar example.

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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 1584
Date to: Exactly AD 1586

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th April 2015 - Monday 13th April 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

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
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right, without rose or date
Obverse inscription: EDG ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square topped shield with long cross fourchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Escallop
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Colyton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY2494
Four figure Latitude: 50.74061589
Four figure longitude: -3.07844207
1:25K map: SY2494
1:10K map: SY24SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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