SOM-90653A: Post-medieval coin:  three halfpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-90653A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval silver three halfpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dated AD 1561 on coin. Initial mark pheon, minted at London. North, (1991, p.135), no.2000.

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 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Monday 7th January 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017844

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left, rose behind the head.
Obverse inscription: E '. D'. [G'. R]OS[A SI]NE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend, date, 1561, above shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TA[S] / L[O]N/DON
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Okeford Fitzpaine

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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