CORN-C98519: threepence of Elizabeth I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-C98519

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

A worn silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third and Fourth issues (1561-77), mintmark castle (1569-1571) dated to 1571 on the reverse, with a tall bust on the obverse, Spink 2566.

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 1571
Date to: Exactly AD 1571

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.14 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th July 2018 - Thursday 12th July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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: crowned tall bust facing left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: [ELIZA]BETH [...]
Reverse description: square shield over long cross fourchee with date 1571 above shield
Reverse inscription: POS[VI DEV] ADIVTO[REM] MEV.
Initial mark: illegible
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Germoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5829
Four figure Latitude: 50.11165382
Four figure longitude: -5.38616383
1:25K map: SW5829
1:10K map: SW59NE
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 27 days ago

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