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Elizabeth I Counter: CM.M.160-R

Object information


Elizabeth I Counter


Elizabeth I (1558-1603) (Ruler)


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.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown


Production date: uncertain AD 1574

Components of the work

Object composed of lead Diameter (min) 21 mm Diameter 21 mm Weight 3.7 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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.160-R
Primary reference Number: 227366
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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