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Unique ID: DEV-1783A9
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
Post Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating 1566.
Left facing bust with rose behind, portillicus initial mark, dating to AD 1566, square shield with date above, on long cross fourchee dividing the legend. Second coinage. Mint of London North (1991: 135).
Measurements: Diameter: 19.5 mm Thickness: 0.9 mm Weight: 1.53 g
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th January 2019 - Friday 19th April 2019
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Other reference: SCC Receipt 018460
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, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D.G. [A]NG [F]R [ET.HIB]REGINA
Reverse description: Square garnished shield over long cross fourchee dividing legend, with date above shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI [DEVM]ADI[VTOREMME]VM
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
4 Figure: SX4774
Four figure Latitude: 50.54569497
Four figure longitude: -4.16080577
1:25K map: SX4774
1:10K map: SX44SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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