NLM-A26953: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I from Roxby cum Risby

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-A26953

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

Silver

Coin. Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), issue of 1582-1583.

Obverse description: Bust with ruff left, two dots behind head.

Obverse inscription: [RO]SA SIN[E SPI]NA

Reverse description: Shield with Arms, long cross. Mintmark bell (60) for fifth issue of 1582-1583.

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[LON]/DON

Diameter: 16.3mm, Weight: 0.68gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I
Inscription: obverse: [RO]SA SIN[E SPI]NA reverse: CIVI/TAS/[LON]/DON

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1582
Date to: Circa AD 1583

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th November 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM16532

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
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 with ruff left, two dots behind head.
Obverse inscription: [RO]SA SIN[E SPI]NA
Reverse description: Shield with Arms, long cross.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[LON]/DON
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: High Risby

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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