BUC-5742F6: Post medieval coin: Three pence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-5742F6

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A post medieval silver three pence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating to 1569, second issue. Tower of London mint, unclear initial mark. North 1991, volume II, page 135, number 1998.

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 1569
Date to: Exactly AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.9 mm
Width: 23.1 mm
Weight: 1.82 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th November 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4929

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, not further defined (N 1998, 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: [...]ZA[...] G ANG FR ET HI REGIN[A}
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee, 1569 above
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV.AD/IVTORE/M.EV
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Slapton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9219
Four figure Latitude: 51.86200862
Four figure longitude: -0.66539967
1:25K map: SP9219
1:10K map: SP91NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd page 135, number 1998.

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

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