The site will be unavailable between approximately 8am and 8.30am on the 14th of July, 2022 for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

The British Museum

x
DENO-B2453A: Post-medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Derby Museums Trust
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: DENO-B2453A

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

A silver post-medieval threepence of Elizabeth I. Coronet initial mark, London (Tower) mint (AD 1569; North 1998).

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 1569
Date to: Exactly AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 19.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th May 2016

Personal details

This information is restricted for your access level.

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8306

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with a rose behind the head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend and the date above the shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Long Whatton and Diseworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4523
Four figure Latitude: 52.80268632
Four figure longitude: -1.33395869
1:25K map: SK4523
1:10K map: SK42SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: WILT-648B61
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver post-medieval threepence of Elizabeth I, London mint, coronet initial mark (AD 1569; North 1998).
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: DENO-B0402E
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
An incomplete silver post-medieval threepence of Elizabeth I. Coronet initial mark; London (Tower) mint (AD 1569; Second issue, North 1998). …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: DENO-E4041F
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver post-medieval threepence of Elizabeth I. Coronet initial mark, London (Tower) mint (AD 1568; North 1998).
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.