CORN-BCD143: shilling of Elizabeth I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-BCD143

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

A silver shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Second issue (1560-61), mint mark martlet (1560-1561), Bust 3c, without rose on obverse or date on reverse, beaded inner circles. Spink 2555.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 5.91 g
Diameter: 31.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd July 2018 - Monday 2nd July 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Loan 499

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1985)
Obverse description: crowned Bust 3c facing left without rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G AN FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: square shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: martlet
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW6426
Four figure Latitude: 50.08713331
Four figure longitude: -5.30053892
1:25K map: SW6426
1:10K map: SW66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2014 Coins of England and the United Kingdom, 49th edition London Spink and Son Ltd p.257 no.2555

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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