OXON-56DE1A: Post-medieval coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: OXON-56DE1A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Mint of London. Probable cross crosslet initial mark dates coin to AD 1560-61. [ROSA SINE SPI]NA reverse. North N1988.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.677

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, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [...]NA
Reverse description: Long cross over shield
Reverse inscription: [...]DON
Die axis measurement: 9 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: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Great Faringdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2994
Four figure Latitude: 51.64405671
Four figure longitude: -1.58229539
1:25K map: SU2994
1:10K map: SU29SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Built over

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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