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COIN

Unique ID: DYFED-DBDEC7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver Elizabeth I Shilling dated between 1560-61 and features the Martlet mint mark. Obverse features bust of Elizabeth I facing West, while Reverse features square shield. Coin is in very good condition but obverse is quite worn and flattened obscuring the details of the bust.

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
Weight: 5 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Jenna Smith
Identified by: Ms Jenna Smith

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: the Vale of Glamorgan (Unitary Authority)
District: the Vale of Glamorgan (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wick

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DYFED
Created: 7 days ago
Updated: 6 days ago

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