LANCUM-CD252C: Silver Elizabeth I threepence

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-CD252C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver post-medieval Elizabeth I threepence, dating to 1561 - 1582 AD. Third to fifth coinage. The coin appears to be clipped and is very worn, although there are traces of a shield in the Tudor style on the reverse. The coin is 19.25mm in diameter, 0.6mm in thickness and weighs 0.91g.

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 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.91 g
Diameter: 19.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Carl Savage
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1998, 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing L with faded rose behind bust
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: worn shield divided by a cross forchee
Reverse inscription: illegible
Initial mark: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Near Cockermouth

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 28 days ago

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