NLM-544193: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-544193

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver

Coin. Penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second issue of 1560-1561

Obverse description: Bust left, mintmark cross crosslet (21).
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.

Reverse inscription: CIVI?TAS?LON?DON

Diameter: 15.3mm, Weight: 0.55gms, die axis: 8

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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.55 g
Diameter: 15.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th 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: NLM22201

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Bust left
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.
Reverse inscription: CIVI?TAS?LON?DON
Die axis measurement: 8 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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Bigby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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