KENT-EA7941: Silver Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-EA7941

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn post-medieval silver penny of Elizabeth 1 (1558-1602). Uncertain issue dating to the period 1558-1602.

Measurements: 12.73mm in diameter, 0.83mm thick (not including slightly folded section) and 0.47g in weight.

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 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.83 mm
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 12.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 6th January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [+E D G ROS SINE SPIN]A
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross dividing legend
Reverse inscription: +CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Hundon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL7248
Four figure Latitude: 52.10359054
Four figure longitude: 0.50995137
1:25K map: TL7248
1:10K map: TL74NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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