HAMP-950958: Post-medieval coin : threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-950958

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second coinage, plain cross initial mark, Tower of London mint, dated 1578 to the reverse. North 1998.

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 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.06 g
Diameter: 19.4 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 708

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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.
Obverse inscription: EL[...] DG [A]NG FR ET HI REG[I]NA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend, 1578 above.
Reverse inscription: [POSVI DEV]AD[ IVT]ORE[...]
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: St. Leonards and St. Ives

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 4 days ago
Updated: 4 days ago

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