SUR-C3B0A6: Elizabeth I Penny, first issue (1558-1559)

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-C3B0A6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), first issue (1558-1561). Obverse; crowned portrait facing left, E D G ROSA SINE SPINA, Lis initial mark. Reverse, royal shield quartered by long cross, no date, CIVI/TAS/LON/DON.

North (1991), p133, number 1988.

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 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 14.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust, left.
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Lis
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Waverley (District)
Parish or ward: Ewhurst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0841
Four figure Latitude: 51.15806994
Four figure longitude: -0.45700391
1:25K map: TQ0841
1:10K map: TQ04SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
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