NLM-9ACCB3: Post-Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I from Muckton

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-9ACCB3

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

Silver

Coin. Possibly a halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), possibly fifth issue, of 1591-1595. Coin is torn at edge and heavily worn.

Obverse description: Bust left, two pellets behind head. Mintmark possibly tun (123).

Obverse inscription: [--]P[-]A E[--]

Reverse description: Shield of arms with long cross.

Diameter: 15.8mm, Weight: 0.63gms, die axis: possibly 1

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 1591
Date to: Circa AD 1595

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 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: NLM20936

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1987, 1999, 2016, 2037)
Obverse description: Bust left, two pellets behind head.
Obverse inscription: [--]P[-]A E[--]
Reverse description: Shield of arms with long cross
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Authorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3779
Four figure Latitude: 53.290262
Four figure longitude: 0.053827
1:25K map: TF3779
1:10K map: TF37NE
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: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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