KENT-A3BE8C: threepence of elizabeth first

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-A3BE8C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and clipped Post-Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), North's second issue (1561-1582). Plain Cross mint mark, dating to the period 1578-1580. North (1991) type 1998.

Measurements: 18.84mm in diameter, 0.63mm thick, 1.02g 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 1578
Date to: Circa AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.63 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 18.84 mm

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: 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 bust left; rose behind head right
Obverse inscription: +[ELIZ]ABE[TH:D:G.' ANG'. FRA'. ET.HIB R]EGI[NA]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee on royal shield surmounted by date now illegible
Reverse inscription: [+]P[OSVI]/DEV.'AD/IVTORE[/M:MEV:]
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Otterden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9454
Four figure Latitude: 51.25216061
Four figure longitude: 0.77859517
1:25K map: TQ9454
1:10K map: TQ95SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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