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    • Type:Quarter-angel: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1993)
    • Broad period:POST MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: ESS-0839A1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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A Post Medieval gold Quarter Angel of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), dating AD 1581-3. North second issue no. 1993. Obverse depicts Saint Michael slaying a dragon. The inscription reads ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA[NC]IE. The reverse depicts a royal shield aboard a boat with the initial E to the left of the mast and a rose to the right. The inscription reads ET HIBERNIE REGINA FI[D]EI. The coin was minted at the Tower of London and the sword initial mark dates the coin to AD 1581-3. Dimensions: diameter: 17.17 mm; weight: 1.32g.
Created on: Monday 9th November 2015
Last updated: Monday 9th November 2015
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