LANCUM-FB94B7:

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-FB94B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Pierced and slightly bent silver post-medieval coin, possibly a threepence of Elizabeth I, dating to 1558 - 1603 AD. Remains of DEV in reverse legend and remains of shield on reverse; otherwise, all legends illegible. The diameter of the coin is 23mm, the thickness is 0.23mm and it weighs 0.81g.

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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 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.23 mm
Weight: 0.81 g
Diameter: 21.3 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)

Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver: Elizabeth I, not further defined
Obverse description: illegible
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: shield divided by cross
Reverse inscription: [...]DEV[...]
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


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: 29 days ago
Updated: 29 days ago

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