WILT-3C3519: Post-medieval coin: Elizabeth I penny

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-3C3519

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver post medieval penny of Elizabeth I dating to the period AD 1580 - 1581 (Second coinage). Tower mint, Long cross initial mark. North, Vol. II, p. 135, no. 2001.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1580
Date to: Exactly AD 1581

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 13.58 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

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, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: Bust of Elizabeth I, facing left.
Obverse inscription: ROSA SINE SPI[NA] D G
Reverse description: Square shield, cross in the top left hand corner.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chirton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0757
Four figure Latitude: 51.31207156
Four figure longitude: -1.90095468
1:25K map: SU0757
1:10K map: SU05NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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