NLM-7DF372: Post-Medieval silver coin of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7DF372

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin, probably of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), possibly halfgroat or smaller denomination, issue of 1559-1602, frayed.

Obverse description: possibly trace of crown breaking inner circle.

Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms.

Reverse inscription: C[IVI/TAS/LON/D]O[N]

Diameter: 14.9mm, Weight: 0.37gms

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 1559
Date to: Exactly AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 25th March 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47792

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver: Elizabeth I, not further defined
Obverse description: possibly trace of crown breaking inner circle
Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms.
Reverse inscription: C[IVI/TAS/LON/D]O[N]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haxey

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: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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