BH-BB4129: Post-Medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-BB4129

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete worn silver Post-Medieval threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) struck in 1565. Initial mark crown. Mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1565
Date to: Exactly AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.96 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2018 - Wednesday 28th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: Illegible
Obverse inscription: ELIZA[B]ETH. D. G: ANG [FR ET HIB R]EGINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee - date 1565 above shield
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Therfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3337
Four figure Latitude: 52.01549447
Four figure longitude: -0.06336179
1:25K map: TL3337
1:10K map: TL33NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 4 days ago

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