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Silver post-medieval coin, probably a threepence of Elizabeth I, dating to 1561 - 1582 AD. Third to fifth coinage. Only 1 remains from the date above the shield on the reverse, all legends illegible. The diameter of the coin is 18.45mm, the thickness is 0.46mm and it weighs 1.07g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.46 mm
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 18.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th October 2018

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
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1998, 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: illegible
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: remains of a shield divided by cross with probable date above
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.

References cited

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