LVPL-F58B0F: Post-medieval Irish shilling of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F58B0F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver shilling of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603). Obverse: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB R[..]; shield. Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; Crowned harp. Heavily clipped, IM, Martlet. AD 1601-1602.

Spink (2003) no. 6507.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

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 1601
Date to: Circa AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.5 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2016 - Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Type: Irish: coin of Elizabeth I, third base silver coinage (S 6507 - 6509)
Obverse description: Shield.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB R[..]
Reverse description: Crowned harp.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Martlet.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: St. Helens (Metropolitan District)
District: St. Helens (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Rainford

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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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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