LVPL-7A3276: Post-medieval threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-7A3276

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver threepence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603). Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend, 1567 above shield.

IM: coronet (AD 1567-1570). Second issue, North no. 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: Circa AD 1567
Date to: Circa AD 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2016 - Friday 14th October 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

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, large rose behind bust.
Obverse inscription: [ELIZAB]ETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend, 1567 above shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tarvin

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

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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