GLO-D08B5D: 2 GLO-D08B5D coin of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: GLO-D08B5D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two coins of Elizabeth I

1) Silver shilling of Elizabeth I Dated to 1602

Obverse: crowned bust left.

Obverse inscription: ELIZAB: D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI

Reverse: shield on long cross fourchée

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV

Mint mark: 2

Diameter 30mm, weight 5.43g, die axes 4 o'clock

2) Silver shilling of Elizabeth I Dated to 1558-1603

Obverse: crowned bust left.

Obverse inscription: ELI[ZAB: D G ANG FR ET] HIB REGI

Reverse: shield on long cross fourchée

Reverse inscription: POSVI DE[V ADIVTOREM MEV]

Mint mark: unreadable

Diameter 25mm, weight 4.06g, die axes 11 o'clock

Note: not only is this coin very worn it is also heavily clipped resulting in the loss of almost the entire inscription

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2018T437

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2018T437

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sodbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7581
Four figure Latitude: 51.52735276
Four figure longitude: -2.36176321
1:25K map: ST7581
1:10K map: ST78SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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