NLM-863953: Post-Medieval Coin, possibly Halfgroat of Elizabeth I, from Crowle

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-863953

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

Silver

Coin. Possibly a halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fifth issue, 1587-1589

Obverse description: Bust probably left.

Obverse inscription: Indistinct.

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, mintmark crescent (72b)

Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS/LON/D]ON

Diameter: 15.9mm, Weight: 0.67gms, die axis: possibly 3

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 1587
Date to: Exactly AD 1589

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th November 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: NLM21513

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver: Elizabeth I, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust probably left
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS/LON/D]ON
Die axis measurement: 3 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)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7813
Four figure Latitude: 53.607761
Four figure longitude: -0.822598
1:25K map: SE7813
1:10K map: SE71SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: 6 years ago

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