SOM-ED0122: Post medieval coin: three pence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-ED0122

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver threepence of Elizabeth I, dating to AD 1561 (Second coinage). Initial mark Pheon. Mint of London. Cf. North Vol II, p.135, no.1998.

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 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.54 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 19.23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th March 2015

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: receipt no. 016443

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: Crowned bust left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G [ANG] FRA ET [HI] REGINA
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV[AD]/IVTORE/M[MEV]
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
To be known as: Carhampton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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