SOM-B4CA00: Post Medieval coin: base silver penny of Philip and Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-B4CA00

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medival base silver penny of Philip and Mary dating to AD 1554 to 1558. Initial mark unclear. North (1991:129) no. 1976. One edge is damaged, possibly from originally poor stroking. The coin is also pierced with a circular hole near the edge at 11 o'clock ont he obverse, 2 o'clock on the reverse.

Evidence of reuse: pierced witha circular hole near the edge at 11 o'clock ont he obverse, 2 o'clock on the reverse.

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 1554
Date to: Exactly AD 1558
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19828

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Philip of Spain and Mary Tudor
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Base Penny: Philip and Mary, 1554-1558 (N 1976)
Obverse description: Rose
Obverse inscription: [P] Z . M . G . D . RO[SA SINE SPINA]
Reverse description: Square topped Royal shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TAS] / LON/DO[N]
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Combe St. Nicholas 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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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