LVPL-6F4DD1: Post medieval shilling of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-6F4DD1

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

A silver shilling of Elizabeth I, (AD 1558-1603). Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; square shield on long cross fourchee. IM: Martlet (1560-1561). North no.1985.

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: 6.05 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Tuesday 1st March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1985)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Martlett
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: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Stoke upon Tern

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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