NLM-940B93: Post-Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-940B93

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Possibly a penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), as kindly suggested by the finder; London mint, probably 5th issue of 1578-1582, Spink no. 2575; worn or chipped.

Obverse description: Bust left.

Obverse inscription: [-]D G ROSA SI[NE SPINA]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.

Reverse inscription: (--/--)/LON/[DON]

Diameter: 13.4mm, Weight: 0.31gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1578
Date to: Exactly AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.31 g
Diameter: 13.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th July 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47101

Materials and construction

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

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, 1582-1603 (N 2017)
Obverse description: Bust left.
Obverse inscription: [-]D G ROSA SI[NE SPINA]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.
Reverse inscription: (--/--)/LON/[DON]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Lincoln

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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