LIN-EC42F7: Silver penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-EC42F7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn post-medieval silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Unclear mintmark

Obverse description: illegible

Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA

Reverse description: CIVI/TAS LON/DON

Reverse inscription: Long cross fourchee on shield of arms

Diameter: 14.12 mm. Weight: 0.62g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 14.12 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Bust facing left
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee on shield of arms
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Mumby area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: About one year ago

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