BUC-1DA2AC: Post Medieval coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: BUC-1DA2AC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and chipped silver post medieval penny, probably of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Mint of London. Initial mark illegible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.34 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th October 2015

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4511

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny or halfpenny
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: Unclear
Obverse inscription: [...]ROS[....SINE [...]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[L]ON/[D]ON
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary Bourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4149
Four figure Latitude: 51.23871364
Four figure longitude: -1.4140802
1:25K map: SU4149
1:10K map: SU44NW
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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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