WMID-E08496: Post medieval coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-E08496

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to AD 1603), dating to the period AD 1591/2 to AD 1594. Minted at the Tower (London). Tun initial mark. c.f. North, vol 2, p 137, no 2014.

Diameter: 15.4 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.4 g

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 1591
Date to: Circa AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2017)
Obverse description: unclear
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: C[ ]
Initial mark: not present
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Newcastle-under-Lyme (District)
Parish or ward: Madeley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7747
Four figure Latitude: 53.01979773
Four figure longitude: -2.34431597
1:25K map: SJ7747
1:10K map: SJ74NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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