LANCUM-CBC783: Threehalfpence Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: LANCUM-CBC783

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Silver post-medieval threehalfpence of Elizabeth I, dating to 1560 - 1561 AD. Second issue, cross-crosslet initial mark. Mint of London. Obverse of left-facing bust, E . D . G . ROSA SINE SPINA. Reverse of square shield on long cross fourchee, CIVI / TAS / LON / DON. The coin is 14.16mm in diameter, 0.44mm in thickness and weighs 0.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.44 mm
Weight: 0.1 g
Diameter: 14.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: (N5658) 1479

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Left-facing bust
Obverse inscription: E . D . G . ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Cross-crosslet
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Topcliffe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4076
Four figure Latitude: 54.17823176
Four figure longitude: -1.38866543
1:25K map: SE4076
1:10K map: SE47NW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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