YORYM-D0F0EA: Post-Medieval Coin : Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-D0F0EA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A milled silver threepence of Elizabeth I dated to AD 1562. Square shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Star initial mark. Mint of London.

North Vol 2, p.138, no.2034.

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 1562
Date to: Circa AD 1562

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04901

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/MMEVM
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 6 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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Farlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6167
Four figure Latitude: 54.09529378
Four figure longitude: -1.06878323
1:25K map: SE6167
1:10K map: SE66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: YORYM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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