LVPL-5A5835: Post-Medieval penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-5A5835

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603). Reverse: (CIVITAS LONDON); Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend. IM: possibly Martlet (1560-1561). North no. 1988.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 26th October 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Worn crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: (CIVITAS LONDON)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shrewsbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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