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Elizabeth I Counter: CM.5.3138-1933

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Titles

Elizabeth I Counter

Maker(s)

Ruler: Elizabeth I (1558-1603)

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Description

This would have been commonly used in the City of London during the reign of Elizabeth for the purposes of reckoning, or they may be merely tickets.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-01) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Production date: uncertain AD 1574

Components of the work

Object composed of lead Diameter (min) 21 mm Diameter 21 mm Weight 3.09 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Two headed eagle

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Rose crowned between E. R.

  • Text: GOD . SAVE . THE . QVENE.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5.3138-1933
Primary reference Number: 227364
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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