GLO-C2B4B8: GLO-C2B4B8 Copper alloy Irish penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-C2B4B8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy Irish penny of Elizabeth I dated to 1601.

Obverse: crowned harp flanked by 16/01 POSVI DEV [ADI]VTOREM MEV[M]

Reverse: shield displaying the royal coat of arms flanked by E/R [ELIZABET]H D G AN F[RA ET H]IB[ER RE]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1601

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 22nd March 2016

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: crowned harp flanked by 16/01
Obverse inscription: POSVI DEV [ADI]VTOREM MEV[M]
Reverse description: shield displaying the royal coat of arms flanked by E/R
Reverse inscription: [ELIZABET]H D G AN F[RA ET H]IB[ER RE]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Elmore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7716
Four figure Latitude: 51.84212408
Four figure longitude: -2.33525217
1:25K map: SO7716
1:10K map: SO71NE
Grid reference source: From 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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Audit data

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

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