NLM-95FD22: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-95FD22

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

Silver

Coin. Threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third issue, dated 1569.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Possibly double struck.

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH [D] G.'ANG FR.ET:HI'REGINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France with long cross, date above shield: 15 69

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

Diameter: 18.6mm, Weight: 1.56gms, die axis: 12

Class: Threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Inscription: obv:ELIZABETH [D] G.’ANG FR.ET:HI’REGINA rev: POSVI/DEV.AD/IVTORE/M.ME[-]

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 1569
Date to: Exactly AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd June 2011

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: NLM20573a

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, rose behind head. Possibly double struck
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH [D] G.’ANG FR.ET:HI’REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France with long cross, date above shield: 15 69
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV.AD/IVTORE/M.ME[-]
Die axis measurement: 12 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 East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ashby cum Fenby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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: 6 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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