SUSS-52A480: coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-52A480

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), from her first issue. The mint mark dates the minting of this coin to 1560-1. The coin has been clipped.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.61 mm
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 13.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: +E.D.G. ROSA. SINE. SPINE
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS [LON DO]N (part of the coin missing due to clipping).
Initial mark: Cross crosslets (1560-1)
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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