SUSS-D728A4: coin obverse

Rights Holder: Sussex Archaeological Society
CC License:


Rights Holder: Sussex Archaeological Society
CC License:

Image use policy

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

COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-D728A4

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

A silver shilling of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 -1603), from her first issue. The coin was minted between 1560-1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.14 mm
Weight: 6.24 g
Diameter: 33.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st November 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: + ELIZABETH:D:G:AN:FR:ET:HIB:REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: + POSVI DEV:AD IVTORE M:MEV:
Initial mark: Cross crosslet (1560-1).
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: SUSS-52A480
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver penny of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), from her first issue. The mint mark dates the minting of this coin to 1560-1. The coin has been …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUSS-C0CE01
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver shilling of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 - 1603), from her second issue. The initial mark dates the minting of this coin to AD 1560-61.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUSS-0810C2
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I, from her first issue. the mint mark dates the minting of this coin to 1560-1.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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