SOM-431482: Post medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-431482

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD1558 - 1603) dating to AD 1587 - 1590. Initial mark crescent. Minted at London. North (1991: 137) 2017.

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 1587
Date to: Exactly AD 1590

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 11.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Identified by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt:019283

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [E] D [G] ROSA [SINE] SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: [CIV]I/TAS/LON/[DON]
Initial mark: Crescent
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Thorncombe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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