YORYM-5E2322: Post-Medieval Coin : Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-5E2322

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Elizabeth I dating to the period AD 1560 - 1561. First Issue. Square shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Martlet initial mark. Mint of London.

North Vol 2, p.133, 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: 0.5 g
Diameter: 13.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04821

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: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wold Newton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0476
Four figure Latitude: 54.16926883
Four figure longitude: -0.40842394
1:25K map: TA0476
1:10K map: TA07NW
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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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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