LANCUM-DF6F09: Broken silver hammered shilling of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-DF6F09

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Incomplete silver post-medieval hammered shilling of Elizabeth I, dating to 1582 - 1599 AD. Fifth issue. The coin has broken in half. Obverse of left-facing bust wih rose behind head; [..]ELIZAB D G. Reverse of square shield on long cross fourchee with date above shield; IVTORE/M MEV[..]. All that remains of the date is 15. The coin is 25.0mm in length, 11.8mm in width and 0.7mm in thickness. It weighs 1.16g.

Spink (2004) no. 2578A.

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 1582
Date to: Exactly AD 1599

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25 mm
Width: 11.8 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.16 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5179

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: Left-facing bust with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee with date above shield
Reverse inscription: IVTOREM MEV[..]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Yealand Conyers (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5074
Four figure Latitude: 54.1593616
Four figure longitude: -2.76719017
1:25K map: SD5074
1:10K map: SD57SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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