SOM-253767: Post-medieval coin: base silver Irish shilling of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-253767

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-medieval base silver Irish shilling of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), third coinage, crowned harp obverse type, dating to AD 1601-1602. Spink (2003:152) no. 6507.

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 1601
Date to: Exactly AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 5.39 g
Diameter: 30.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2019 - Friday 1st March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Nonn Bound
Identified by: Mrs Nonn Bound

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 018376

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Type: Irish: coin of Elizabeth I, third base silver coinage (S 6507 - 6509)
Obverse description: Crowned harp
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB[ETH] D.'G.' ANG.' FRA.' [...] T. H[IB]. RE.
Reverse description: Square shield, royal coat of arms
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM [AD]IVTOREM.MEV.
Initial mark: Martlet
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: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
To be known as: Cothelstone 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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2003 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink and Son Ltd 152 6507

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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