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NLM-830509: Post-Medieval silver coin of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-830509

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

Silver coin. Probably a halfgroat, possibly of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) or James I (1603-1625); clipped.

Obverse description: outer circle, other detail lost.

Obverse inscription: [--]SPI[--]

Reverse description: Shield of quartered Arms, long cross

Diameter: 16.8mm, Weight: 0.62gms, die axis: probably 6

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 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th February 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47804

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I - Charles I
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver coin of Elizabeth I to Charles I, reverse coat of arms
Obverse description: outer circle, other detail lost. Obverse inscription: Reverse description:
Obverse inscription: [--]SPI[--]
Reverse description: Shield of quartered Arms, long cross
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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: 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: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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