BUC-B45120: Post medieval coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: BUC-B45120

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A silver post medieval penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) dating to the second issue, 1578-1580. Mint of London, plain cross initial mark. North 1991, page 137, number 2001.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1578
Date to: Circa AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.6 mm
Width: 14.2 mm
Weight: 0.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st March 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4817

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, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Oving (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7821
Four figure Latitude: 51.88211675
Four figure longitude: -0.86820708
1:25K map: SP7821
1:10K map: SP72SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Page 135 Number 2001

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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