DEV-3C283C: Post medieval coin: shilling of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: DEV-3C283C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dating to 1601-2.

Third issue. North (2006:136) no 2014. Minted at London. One initial mark.

It is 32.2 mm in diameter, 1.04mm thick and weighs 5.43 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1601
Date to: Exactly AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.04 mm
Weight: 5.43 g
Diameter: 32.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 27th September 2019 - Sunday 9th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017906

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB.D.G.ANG.FRA.ET.HIB REGI
Reverse description: Square shield on a long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI /. DEVM. AD/ IVTOR/ EM . MEV . //
Initial mark: One
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kilmington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7736
Four figure Latitude: 51.12281694
Four figure longitude: -2.33001496
1:25K map: ST7736
1:10K map: ST73NE
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
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
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Updated: About one month ago

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