SOM-5BDB7C: Post Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-5BDB7C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I dating to AD 1560 to 1561. Cross crosslet initial mark. Minted at London. North (1991: 133) no.1988.

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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 14.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19817

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' . RO]SA . SINE . SPINA
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS / LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Gillingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7927
Four figure Latitude: 51.04196629
Four figure longitude: -2.30091239
1:25K map: ST7927
1:10K map: ST72NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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