NLM-4929B4: Post-Medieval coin: probably a halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4929B4

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

Silver coin. Probably a halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dated 1580.

Obverse description: Outer circle.

Obverse inscription: [---]REGI[--]

Reverse description; long cross, shield of Arms, date over shield: 1580

Reverse inscription: [--]LON[--]

Diameter: 18.1mm, Weight: 0.92gms, die axis: possibly 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 1580
Date to: Exactly AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd October 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM48751

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: Outer circle.
Obverse inscription: [---]REGI[--]
Reverse description: long cross, shield of Arms, date over shield: 1580
Reverse inscription: [--]LON[--]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Wyham cum Cadeby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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