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Unique ID: WILT-28CBF2
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A complete post medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I, dating to the year AD 1578. POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV with square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend reverse type. Second issue, plain cross initial mark. N1998. This threepence is slightly concave on the obverse.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 18.65 mm
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Other reference: SSWM 5068
Denomination: Sixpence, threepence, three halfpence or three farthings
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left, rose behind neck.
Obverse inscription: [plain cross initial mark] ELIZABETH D G ANG [FRA] ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield with long cross fourchée dividing the legend. Date of 1578 is above shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Plain cross.
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
4 Figure: SU1719
Four figure Latitude: 50.97016901
Four figure longitude: -1.75926512
1:25K map: SU1719
1:10K map: SU11NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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