SOM-DEA1D2: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-DEA1D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I dated to AD 1568 on coin. Coronet initial mark. Minted in London. North (1991, 135) no. 1998. The coin is bent, a hole along the crease is probably damage rather than deliberate.

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 1568
Date to: Exactly AD 1568

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st December 2016 - Saturday 31st December 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Mr Chris Lovell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19811

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with rose behind the head
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee which divides the legend with date of 1568 above the shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ [DEV'. AD/IVTORE/M . MEV'.]
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
To be known as: Carhampton CP

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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