DEV-752BB5: Post medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-752BB5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dating to 1568.

North (2006: 135) Type 1998. Minted at London, Coronet initial mark.

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 1568
Date to: Exactly AD 1568

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2018 - Friday 23rd November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017777

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: Crowned bust facing left with rose behind the head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on a long cross fourchee dividing the legend with date above: 1568.
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEU ADIUTOREM MEU
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Broadhembury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0705
Four figure Latitude: 50.8370307
Four figure longitude: -3.32209247
1:25K map: ST0705
1:10K map: ST00NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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