NLM-B65F5F: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B65F5F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Threepennce of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) in very fine condition, third coinage, dated 1561; the finder kindly suggests Spink no. 2564.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark Pheon (53).

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D;G;ANG;FRA;ET.HIB REGINA

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

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV;AD/IVTORE/M:MEV'

Diameter: 20.5mm, Weight: 1.39gms, 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: Exactly AD 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd February 2016

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: NLM31378

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: ELIZABETH:D;G;ANG;FRA;ET.HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV;AD/IVTORE/M:MEV’
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


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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