NLM-1CFA15: Post-Medieval Coin: halfgroat of Elizabeth I from Bonby

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1CFA15

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

Silver

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

Obverse description: Bust left with two pellets behind head, mintmark bell (60).

Obverse inscription: E.D.G.' R[OS]A.[SINE.SPINA.]

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

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 17.2mm, Weight: 0.97gms, die axis: 3

Class: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Inscription: obv:E.D.G.’ R[OS]A.[SINE.SPINA.] rev: 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: 0.97 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2012

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: NLM20327

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, not further defined (N 1987, 1999, 2016, 2037)
Obverse description: Bust left with two pellets behind head
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.’ R[OS]A.[SINE.SPINA.]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France with long cross over
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
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)
Parish or ward: Bonby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0016
Four figure Latitude: 53.630985
Four figure longitude: -0.489246
1:25K map: TA0016
1:10K map: TA01NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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