PUBLIC-F65656: Post medieval coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Graham Brandejs
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Rights Holder: Graham Brandejs
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-F65656

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver post medieval penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) dating to 1560-1, first issue. Cross crosslet initial mark, mint of London.

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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.54 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 13.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 6th July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Identified by: Mr Graham Brandejs

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E [D G] ROSA SI[NE SP]INA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: [C]IVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Little Whelnetham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8959
Four figure Latitude: 52.1968291
Four figure longitude: 0.7639841
1:25K map: TL8959
1:10K map: TL85NE
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: PUBLIC
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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