DEV-903593: Post medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-903593

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A very worn post medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second issue, dating from 1561-1582.

No visible initial mark or date, mint of London. As North (1991: 135) no. 2000.

Measurements: 19.2mm diameter, 0.8 mm thick, weight 1.02g

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 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018438

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
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Square shield with date above on long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Broad Clyst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9794
Four figure Latitude: 50.73644935
Four figure longitude: -3.46097243
1:25K map: SX9794
1:10K map: SX94SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son

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Recording Institution: DEV
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Updated: 8 days ago

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