LIN-C9CAC8: LIN-C9CAC8: Post-medieval silver three-halfpence

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Unique ID: LIN-C9CAC8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-Medieval silver three-halfpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), minted at London. Initial mark: eglantine. Third issue, dated 1575 on coin (North 1991: 135, ref: 2000). 

Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with a rose behind the head
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA (A rose without thorns)
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription with date above
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Eglantine

Diameter: 13.70 mm; Weight: 0.36g; DA: 7.

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 1575
Date to: Exactly AD 1575

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with a rose behind the head
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription with date above
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Eglantine
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Tealby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From 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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