LIN-514EEC: COIN - Silver penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-514EEC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete post-medieval coin. Silver penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Unclear mint mark/issue. The coin is very worn.

Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS] LON/DON

Diameter 15.89 mm; Thickness: 0.77 mm; Weight: 0.83g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.77 mm
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 15.89 mm

Personal details

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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
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS] LON/DON
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Osgodby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0692
Four figure Latitude: 53.41416853
Four figure longitude: -0.40666279
1:25K map: TF0692
1:10K map: TF09SE
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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