WMID-9115A8: Post medieval coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-9115A8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Post Medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 - 1603) Second coinage dating to AD 1580-1581. Initial mark: Long cross. Mint of London. North (1991) Vol 2. No. 2001. The coin has been clipped.

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 1580
Date to: Circa AD 1581

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 13.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th September 2017 - Sunday 24th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

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, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: shield divided by longcross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Long Cross
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sandbach (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7660
Four figure Latitude: 53.1366089
Four figure longitude: -2.36019757
1:25K map: SJ7660
1:10K map: SJ76SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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