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Unique ID: SOM-253767
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
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 action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 5.39 g
Diameter: 30.9 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2019 - Friday 1st March 2019
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Other reference: SCC receipt 018376
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
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
|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|