WREX-FA8C16: Clipped silver threepence or sixpence of Elizabeth I dated 1572

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-FA8C16

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped silver threepence or sixpence of Elizabeth I of the third and fourth issue dating to 1572, initial mark will be an ermine.Obverse is very worn but would have had the bust of the queen facing left. The reverse has a square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.The date 1572 appears above the shield.The legend would have read [POSVI/DEV AD/ IVTORE MEV].

Diameter: 20.3mm; weight: 2g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th September 2017 - Monday 15th January 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham museum entry receipt 1243

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Bust of the queen facing left
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Squared shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/DEV AD/ IVTORE MEV]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Conwy (Unitary Authority)
District: Conwy (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Llanddulas

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
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Updated: 4 years ago

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