NLM-173A16: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I from Winteringham

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-173A16

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

Silver

Coin. Threepence of Elizabeth I, as identified by the finder, fourth coinage, issue of 1578-9.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark Greek cross (7)

Obverse inscription: ELIZABET[---]PINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms with long cross, date over shield: 15[--].

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'.AD/IVTORE[M/M]EVM

Diameter: 18.7mm, Weight: 1.21gms, 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 1578
Date to: Circa AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th 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: NLM22025

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.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABET[---]PINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms with long cross, date over shield: 15[--].
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV’.AD/IVTORE[M/M]EVM
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Winteringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9321
Four figure Latitude: 53.677201
Four figure longitude: -0.593571
1:25K map: SE9321
1:10K map: SE92SW
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: 6 years ago

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