SWYOR-8AD8BB: Post Medieval Coin; three pence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-8AD8BB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval silver coin: a threepence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 - 1603), second issue (AD 1561 - 1582), initial mark coronet (AD 1567 - 1570), dated AD 1569. For reference, see North, 2006, volume 2, page 135, number 1998. The coin has a small chip missing from the edge. It is 19.7mm diameter, 0.6mm thick and 1.5g.

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 1569
Date to: Exactly AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 7th September 2018 - Friday 7th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3262

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 left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG [...]REGINA
Reverse description: Square topped shield over a long cross fourchee with date 1569 above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM' MEV.
Initial mark: coronet
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
Parish or ward: Rylstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9757
Four figure Latitude: 54.00900969
Four figure longitude: -2.04726546
1:25K map: SD9757
1:10K map: SD95NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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