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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-5FD11F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603).

The coin is clipped around the edges destroying much of the legend.

Obverse description: Bust left.

Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee.

Reverse inscription: CIVI/(TAS LON DON]

The coin measures 11.6mm long, 13.2mm wide, 0.4mm thick and weighs 0.33 grams.

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: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.6 mm
Width: 13.2 mm
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 25th May 2018 - Friday 25th May 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny or halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Bust Left
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI (TAS LON DON)
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
Parish or ward: Alfriston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ5203
Four figure Latitude: 50.80662149
Four figure longitude: 0.15589698
1:25K map: TQ5203
1:10K map: TQ50SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date is that first reported and recorded
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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