NLM-8790A4: Threepence of Elizabeth I from Aby with Grrenfield

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-8790A4

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

silver

Coin. Threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dated 1575. Third issue, mintmark 27 Eglantine.

Obverse description: Bust left with rose.

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH.DG.ANG[---]REGINA

Reverse description: Long Cross, Arms on shield.

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M.MEV[--]

Diameter: 19.36mm, Weight: 1.41gms, Die axis: 12

Class: Threepence of Elizabeth I
Inscription: obverse: ELIZABETH.DG.ANG[---]REGINA reverse: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M.MEV[--]

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: 1.41 g
Diameter: 19.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th May 2010

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM14691

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Bust left with rose.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH.DG.ANG[---]REGINA
Reverse description: Long Cross, Arms on shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M.MEV[--]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Greenfield

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: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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