PUBLIC-D1C253: Elizabeth I milled threepence

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-D1C253

Object type certainty: Certain
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A milled silver threepence of Elizabeth I dated to AD 1562. Square shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Star initial mark. Mint of London. North Vol 2, p.138, no.2034.

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 1562
Date to: Circa AD 1562

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.57 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 20.47 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
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, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/MMEVM
Initial mark: star
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Tenterden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8730
Four figure Latitude: 51.03892387
Four figure longitude: 0.66595086
1:25K map: TQ8730
1:10K map: TQ83SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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