Find Spot record MDR7897 - Post-medieval coins, Daniel Hayes Farm, Smisby
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(Tudor to Elizabethan - 1550 AD to 1570 AD)
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Two coins were reported found at Daniel Hayes Farm. These were examined in early 2003. Both are sterling silver shillings of Elizabeth I, in use in the period 1560-1, and are in good condition. It was considered by the British Museum that the coins represented a single deposit, perhaps a loss, made in or around the 1560s-70s. Other objects recovered from the field, although not in close proximity to the two coins, included some copper-alloy, some mid-17th century coins and a musket ball (1). The field in which the finds were made has not been identified.
Unpublished document: Cook, B (British Museum). 2003. Report on the coin find (2003 T11).
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SK 344 207 (point) (Approximate)
SMISBY, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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Jan 19 2015 12:41PM
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