WMID-654BA8: Post medieval coin: Probable Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-654BA8

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete clipped probable threepence of Elizabeth I (AD 1559 to AD 1603), probably dating to the period AD 1561 to AD 1582. Mintmarks illegible. Probably minted at the Tower of London. Probably c.f. North vol 2, p135, no 1998.

Diameter: 17.9 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.8 g

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 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2019 - Thursday 28th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

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: inner circles. Probable rose behind head facing left
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: unclear
Reverse inscription: illegible
Initial mark: unclear
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stoke upon Tern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6328
Four figure Latitude: 52.84822195
Four figure longitude: -2.55083483
1:25K map: SJ6328
1:10K map: SJ62NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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