LEIC-F77E37: Post Medieval Coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: LEIC-F77E37

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Post Medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I, 1598-1600, Tower mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1598
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 14 mm

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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, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Left facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: E D G[ R]OS[A SI]NE SPINA
Reverse description: Shield of arms quartered by long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]TAS LON[DON]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Earl Shilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4797
Four figure Latitude: 52.56880261
Four figure longitude: -1.30799807
1:25K map: SP4797
1:10K map: SP49NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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