LON-C03318: A Post Medieval Irish copper alloy penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), dating AD 1601.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-C03318

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A Post Medieval Irish copper alloy penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), dating AD 1601. Mint of Dublin. Spink 6510-6510B

Obverse description: Crowned harp dividing date, 1601
Obverse inscription: [POS]VI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Reverse description: Square-topped royal shield with 'E' to left, 'R' to right
Reverse inscription: [ELIZABE]TH D G ANG FR ET HIBER RE

Dimensions: diameter: 15.48 mm; weight: 0.93g.

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 1601
Date to: Circa AD 1601

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 15.48 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Irish: copper coin of Elizabeth I (S 6510 - 6511A)
Obverse description: Crowned harp dividing date, 1601
Obverse inscription: [POS]VI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Reverse description: Square-topped royal shield with 'E' to left, 'R' to right
Reverse inscription: [ELIZABE]TH D G ANG FR ET HIBER RE
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: St. Katharine's and Wapping (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3480
Four figure Latitude: 51.50305749
Four figure longitude: -0.07075664
1:25K map: TQ3480
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Open fresh water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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