SOM-5A05D2: Post-Medieval coin:  threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-5A05D2

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A post-Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) dated to 1575 (on the coin. Minted at London. initial mark eglantine. North (1991: 135) no: 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 1575
Date to: Exactly AD 1575

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th November 2018 - Monday 25th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Mr Edward Caswell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018340

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base 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, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with a rose behind the head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH : D . G . ANG . FR . ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription with date of 1575 above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV . AD/IVTORE/M . MEV. (I have made God my Helper);
Initial mark: Eglantine
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Axminster CP

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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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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