YORYM-CC4E8F: Post medieval coin: silver shilling of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-CC4E8F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver shilling of Elizabeth I, dating to the period AD 1558-1561. First issue. Square shield over long cross fourchee.

North VolI, p.133, no. 1985

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 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.55 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 21.94 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05282

Materials and construction

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

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, 1558-1561 (N 1985)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABE]TH [D G ANG FR]A ET H[IB REGINA]
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross
Reverse inscription: [POSUI DEU ADIU]TO[REM MEU]
Initial mark: Indiscernable
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ellerton-on-Swale (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2598
Four figure Latitude: 54.37689308
Four figure longitude: -1.61664034
1:25K map: SE2598
1:10K map: SE29NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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