DEV-7BB46A: Post-Medieval coin: probable penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-7BB46A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval silver probable penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). London mint.

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 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Leah Moradi
Identified by: Miss Leah Moradi

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019410

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, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Uncertain
Reverse description: Probably square-topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: Uncertain
Initial mark: Unclear
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Huxham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9598
Four figure Latitude: 50.77204911
Four figure longitude: -3.49044616
1:25K map: SX9598
1:10K map: SX98NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: DEV
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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