NLM-12967D: Post-Medieval coin: halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-12967D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), possibly third and fourth issues of 1561-1577; formerly lightly bent to S-profile.

Obverse description: Bust left, two pellets behind head.

Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA

Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms of England and France

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 16.7mm, Weight: 0.97gms, die axis: 10

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 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1577

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd August 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47877

Materials and construction

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

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: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1999)
Obverse description: Bust left, two pellets behind head.
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms of England and France
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Owston Ferry

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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