NLM-B6B0F4: Post-Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I from Maidenwell

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B6B0F4

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

Silver

Coin. Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fifth issue, 1591-1595, London mint.

Obverse description: Bust left, two dots behind head, mintmark tun (123).

Obverse inscription: E.D'G' ROSA.SINE.SPINA

Reverse description: Shield of arms with long cross.

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 16.8mm, Weight: 0.90gms, die axis: 6

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: 0.9 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th February 2013

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: NLM21821

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: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: Bust left, two dots behind head
Obverse inscription: E.D’G’ ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Shield of arms with long cross.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Maidenwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3179
Four figure Latitude: 53.291777
Four figure longitude: -0.036126
1:25K map: TF3179
1:10K map: TF37NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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