NLM-27047A: Post-Medieval coin: penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-27047A

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

Silver coin. Penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fifth issue, of 1578-1579, Spink no. 2575, possibly double struck

Obverse description: Bust left. Mintmark Greek Cross (no. 7)

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

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

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LOON/DON [sic]

Diameter: 15.2mm, Weight: 0.52gms, die axis: 3

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 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.52 g
Diameter: 15.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th September 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47914

Materials and construction

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

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, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: Bust left
Obverse inscription: E:D::G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LOON/DON [sic]
Die axis measurement: 3 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: 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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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