CORN-1EF5D7: Irish shilling of Elizabeth I (reverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-1EF5D7

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

Silver Irish shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third (base silver) issue (1601-2), mintmark trefoil, Spink S6507.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1601
Date to: Exactly AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 3.69 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 27th May 2019 - Monday 27th May 2019

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: square shield with quartered arms
Obverse inscription: ELI[ZABE]TH [D G] ANG FR ET HIBER [RE]
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Gweek (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW6928
Four figure Latitude: 50.10705695
Four figure longitude: -5.23196899
1:25K map: SW6928
1:10K map: SW68SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

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 p.152 no.6507

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Audit data

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

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