LIN-24D242: Post medieval coin: threepence of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: LIN-24D242

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A silver post medieval probable threepence of Elizabeth I, dating to the period AD 1560-1582. Probably mint of London.

Cf. North Vol II, nos. 1998, 2033 - 2036


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 17 mm

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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, not further defined (N 1998, 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rose behind head
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEVM]
Initial mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Holland (District)
Parish or ward: Gosberton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2231
Four figure Latitude: 52.86266696
Four figure longitude: -0.18925961
1:25K map: TF2231
1:10K map: TF23SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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