WILT-28CBF2:

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-28CBF2

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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 actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1578
Date to: Exactly AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 18.65 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5068

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Breamore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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