DEV-06F4BF: Post-Medieval coin: possibly a threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-06F4BF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval silver coin, possibly a threepence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), possibly dating to AD 1561-1582. Probably second coinage, unertain initial mark, london mint. 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 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.94 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017619

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: illegible
Reverse description: unclear
Reverse inscription: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Poltimore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9596
Four figure Latitude: 50.75406999
Four figure longitude: -3.48987488
1:25K map: SX9596
1:10K map: SX96SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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