SOM-F94E08: Post Medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-F94E08

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post-medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) dated to 1578 on the coin. Initial mark: plain cross. (North 1991:135) no 1998.

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 1578
Date to: Circa AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th February 2018 - Sunday 11th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19904

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: EL[IZ]ABETH. D'. G'. ANG'. FR'. ET [HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over square topped Royal shield with date, 1578, above
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DE[V AD]/IVTORE/[M M]EV'.
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: North Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS5326
Four figure Latitude: 51.0145388
Four figure longitude: -4.09698989
1:25K map: SS5326
1:10K map: SS52NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 12 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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