WILT-7758AB: Post Medieval Coin: Threehalfpence of Elizabeth I (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-7758AB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver threehalfpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Second coinage, initial mark eglantine, dating to 1575 on coin. Mint of London (Tower). Spink 2569. North 2000.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1575
Date to: Exactly AD 1575

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th April 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Graham Bould
Identified by: Mr Graham Bould

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind.
Obverse inscription: [E D] G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield with date above, on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS LON/DON
Initial mark: Eglantine
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Hill

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Woodland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: Wednesday 19th April 2017
Updated: Wednesday 19th April 2017

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