NLM-3B965F: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-3B965F

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Silver coin. Threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fourth coinage, dated 1578.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark Greek cross (7)

Obverse inscription: +ELIZA[---]D:G:ANG.FR[---].REGINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield.

Reverse inscription: +POSVI/DEV'AD/IVTORE/M.MEV:

Diameter: 19.6mm, Weight: 1.30gms, die axis: 2

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 1578
Date to: Exactly AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM33790

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: Bust left, rose behind head
Obverse inscription: +ELIZA[---]D:G:ANG.FR[---].REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield.
Reverse inscription: +POSVI/DEV’AD/IVTORE/M.MEV
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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