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Unique ID: SUR-A25B78

Object type certainty: Certain
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A hammered silver penny of Mary I (1553-1554). Obverse: crowned bust left, M D G ROSA SINE SPINA. Reverse: long cross fourchee over shield, CIVI/TAS/LON/DON. North (1991), p126, number 1963.


Obverse bust appears to be counterstamped with a small six petalled flower.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1553
Date to: Circa AD 1554

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 7th October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Mary I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Mary, 1553-1554 (N 1962, 1963)
Obverse inscription: M D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Fifehead Neville (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7609
Four figure Latitude: 50.87998975
Four figure longitude: -2.34250956
1:25K map: ST7609
1:10K map: ST70NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
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