BERK-19304E: Elizabeth I - Shilling

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-19304E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval silver shilling of Elizabeth I dating from AD1560-61. The obverse has the crowned bust left with no date nor Rose, the reverse has the square shield - Mintmark: martlet - S2555.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.28 mm
Weight: 6.3 g
Diameter: 33.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th December 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2016.716

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with no date nor Rose.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square top shield and long cross.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Northmoor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4303
Four figure Latitude: 51.72407917
Four figure longitude: -1.37887523
1:25K map: SP4303
1:10K map: SP40SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: About one year ago

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