IOW-1599C9: Post-Medieval Coin: Base Penny of Philip and Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-1599C9

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

An incomplete and worn base penny of Philip and Mary (1554-1558). Initial mark: halved rose and castle (North 1991: 129, ref: 1976).

Obverse: P.Z.M.D[ ]OSA SINE[ ]; Rose

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/LON/[ ]; Long cross fourchée over royal shield

Diameter: 15.0mm. Weight: 0.48g. DA=12:3.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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: Exactly AD 1554
Date to: Exactly AD 1558

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th April 2015 - Sunday 12th April 2015

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2015-7-62

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Philip of Spain and Mary Tudor
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Base Penny: Philip and Mary, 1554-1558 (N 1976)
Obverse description: Rose
Obverse inscription: P.Z.M.D[ ]OSA SINE[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/[ ]
Initial mark: Halved rose and castle
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 129 1976

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Audit data

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

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