SOM-60289B: Post-Medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-60289B

Object type certainty: Probably
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Post-Medieval silver threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) dating to 1575. Second issue, eglantine initial mark. Minted in London. North (1991:135) no.1998.

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 1575
Date to: Exactly AD 1576

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 018700

Materials and construction

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

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: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with a rose behind the head.
Obverse inscription: [ELIZAB]ETH. D'. G. AN[G'. FR'. ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourcee diving the legend. Date 1575 above the shield.
Reverse inscription: PO[SVI] / DEV' . AD/IVTORE /M' MEV'
Initial mark: Eglantine
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Chewton Mendip CP

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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