NLM-810786: Post-Medieval silver coin of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-810786

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. A worn coin with traces of outer circle on either side, and with a small off-centre rhomboid hole, perhaps from the tip of a pointed knife or dagger. The coin was perhaps a post-medieval coin of uncertain denomination, possibly issued under Elizabeth I (1558-1603) or James I (1603-1625); suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1558-1625

Obverse description: outer circle

Obverse inscription: [--]SPIN[--]

Diameter: 15.8mm, Weight: 0.61gms

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 1558
Date to: Exactly AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.61 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th February 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47811

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver: Elizabeth I, not further defined
Obverse description: outer circle
Obverse inscription: [--]SPIN[--]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Epworth

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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