DOR-926B18: Post Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-926B18

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603) dating to 1560 -1561. Mint of London. Cross crosslet initial mark
Reference: North Vol 2, No.1988
Date: Post Medieval
Diameter: 13.45 mm
Weight: 0.41 g
Die axis: 9

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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.41 g
Diameter: 13.45 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017585

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: No detail of bust
Obverse inscription: [E] DG: ROSA: SINE: SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross over Royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Cross crosslet
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Spetisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8801
Four figure Latitude: 50.80842648
Four figure longitude: -2.17167638
1:25K map: ST8801
1:10K map: ST80SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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