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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-756422

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

A post medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dating to 1565. Second coinage, Rose initial mark. Tower of London mint. North (2006: 135) Type 1998.

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 1565
Date to: Exactly AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.63 mm
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 17.1 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 017904

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 . HI'. REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend with date, 16/65 over the shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV'. A[D/IV]TOR[E/M ]MEV'.
Initial mark: Rose
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Kentisbeare (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0506
Four figure Latitude: 50.84569542
Four figure longitude: -3.35074641
1:25K map: ST0506
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: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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