HAMP-4769E1: Post-medieval coin : shilling of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-4769E1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third coinage, hand (left) initial mark. Tower of London mint, dating to 1589-92.
Reference: North 2014

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: Circa AD 1589
Date to: Circa AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.79 g
Diameter: 31.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 697

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB.' D.'G.' ANG.' FR' ET : HIB.REGI.'
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV.'AD / IVTORE / M.MEV.'
Initial mark: Hand (left)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Upham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: HAMP
Created: 5 days ago
Updated: 4 days ago

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