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GLO-490366:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-490366

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

A silver three pence of Elizabeth I Date to 1567-9 mint mark Coronet. Obverse: crowned bust facing left, rose behind [ELIZABETH D G AN]G FR ET HIB REGINA Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms, 156[.] above all divided by a long cross POS[UI DEU ADIVTOTEM] MEU

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 1567
Date to: Circa AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.91 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2014 - Thursday 2nd February 2017

Personal details

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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
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Obverse: crowned bust facing left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G AN]G FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms, 156[.] above all divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: POS[UI DEU ADIVTOTEM] MEU
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Frampton on Severn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7508
Four figure Latitude: 51.77011122
Four figure longitude: -2.36370206
1:25K map: SO7508
1:10K map: SO70NE
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

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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