Elizabeth I 1558 - 1603 AD - Shilling

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Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1591
Date to: Circa AD 1594
 Coin data (numismatics)
Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2014)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Square garnished shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV AD/IVTORE/M [MEV]
Initial mark: Tun
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
 Spatial data
Region: South East (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County) 
District: Horsham (District) 
Parish or ward: Ashurst (Civil Parish) 

A complete silver Post-Medieval shilling of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), third coinage issue, dating to the period c.AD 1591-1594. Square garnished shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend. Tun initial mark. Tower Mint of London. North Vol 2, p.136, no. 2014.

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.92 mm
Weight: 6 g
Diameter: 29.73 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd June 2019

 Coin references
South East Searchers - Pasture