NLM-E365EA: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-E365EA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fourth coinage, dated 1578.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head.

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D:G:ANG'FR'ET:HI:REGINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield. Mintmark Greek cross (7).

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

Diameter: 19.2mm, Weight: 1.30gms, die axis: 5

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 1578
Date to: Exactly AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th April 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: NLM31973

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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’FR’ET:HI: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: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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)
To be known as: Scawby

Spatial coordinates


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: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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