BH-42952D: Post Medieval coin: milled shilling of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: BH-42952D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn silver Post Medieval milled shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) dating 1560-1566/7. Star initial mark. London Tower mint. As North 1975, no. 2022 or 2023.

North, J.J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

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 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.53 g
Diameter: 25.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd November 2018 - Saturday 3rd November 2018

Personal details

This information is restricted for your access level.

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2022, 2023)
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: ELIZ[ABETH D G] ANG [FRA ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEVM AD/IVTORE/M M[EVM]
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9186
Four figure Latitude: 52.46436995
Four figure longitude: -0.66197845
1:25K map: SP9186
1:10K map: SP98NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: BH-8E412A
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A Post-Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), possibly dating 1566. Third issue, probable portcullis initial mark. Tower of L…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: BH-8DD4F3
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A Post-Medieval silver half groat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dating 1591/2-1594. Third issue, escallop initial mark. Tower of London mint. A…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: BH-351033
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver post medieval three pence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating to the 1570s, second issue. Plain cross initial mark. London Tower mi…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.