GLO-F21BE5: GLO-F21BE5 Three pence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-F21BE5

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

Silver three pence of Elizabeth I Date to 1580 Obverse: crowned bust facing left, rose behind EL[IZABETH D G A]NG FR ET HIB REGINA Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross 1580 above [POS]UI [DEU ADIVTOTEM MEU] Mint mark: Latin cross

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 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 9th May 2015 - Saturday 9th May 2015

Personal details

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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 facing left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: EL[IZABETH D G A]NG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross 1580 above
Reverse inscription: [POS]UI [DEU ADIVTOTEM MEU]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Leigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8726
Four figure Latitude: 51.93235669
Four figure longitude: -2.19048245
1:25K map: SO8726
1:10K map: SO82NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: GLO
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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