LEIC-F6206E: Post medieval coin: shilling of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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Unique ID: LEIC-F6206E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver shilling of Elizabeth I, seventh issue 1601-1602.The coin is in good condition, is 32mm in diameter and weighs 5.72g.

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1601
Date to: Exactly AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.72 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th August 2017

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2647

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, not further defined (N 1985, 2014, 2022, 2023)
Obverse description: Bust 6B of Elizabeth I left
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB.D.G.ANG.FR.ET[ ]
Reverse description: Shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVIORE/MMEV
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
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: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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