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Unique ID: BUC-831772
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver post medieval penny or three farthings of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) probably dating to 1578-80. The coin is in two pieces. Probably plain cross initial mark, mint of London. North 1991 volume II, page 135, numbers 2001-2002.
Fragment 1: 13.6mm in length, 8.4mm in width, 0.23g in weight.
Fragment 2: 13.3mm in length, 6.8mm in width, 0.17g in weight
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 0.4 g
Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th May 2018
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Other reference: AYBCM 4839
Denomination: Penny or halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver: Elizabeth I, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield with long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
4 Figure: SP9219
Four figure Latitude: 51.86200862
Four figure longitude: -0.66539967
1:25K map: SP9219
1:10K map: SP91NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1960||English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son||page 135,||numbers 2001-2002.|