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WAW-D9A79E: Post Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-D9A79E

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

Post Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) minted in London between 1572 and 1573. North No. 2001.

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 1572
Date to: Exactly AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 13.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th January 2016 - Wednesday 13th January 2016

Personal details

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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: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: Bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: [E D G ROSA S]INE SPINA
Reverse description: Plain shield with a long cross over it.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI / TAS / LON / DON]
Initial mark: Ermine
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Upton Warren (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9367
Four figure Latitude: 52.30107622
Four figure longitude: -2.10407458
1:25K map: SO9367
1:10K map: SO96NW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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