IOW-5618C8: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-5618C8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete post-Medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), minted at London. Initial marks: illegible. Uncertain issue (North 1991: 133-137, refs: 1988, 2001 or 2017).

Obverse: [E D G ROSA] SINE SP[INA] (A rose without thorns); Crowned bust left.

Reverse: [CI]VI/TAS/[LON/DON]; Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription.

Length: 13.8mm; width: 12.4mm. Weight: 0.42g. DA=12:1.

Diameter: 13.3mm. Weight: 0.27g. DA=12:9. North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.8 mm
Width: 12.4 mm
Weight: 0.42 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd December 2018 - Sunday 2nd December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-329

Materials and construction

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

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 ROSA] SINE SP[INA] (A rose without thorns)
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription
Reverse inscription: [CI]VI/TAS/[LON/DON]
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


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: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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