NLM-150417: Post-Medieval Coin fragment of an indeterminate ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-150417

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

Silver coin fragment. A tiny scrap from the edge of a small hammered coin flan, crumpled. Suggested date - based on lettering style - Post-Medieval, 1500-1650.

Obverse description: possibly a lis.

Reverse description: part of inner circle.

Reverse inscription: (--)VOS.B(--)

Diameter (in excess of): 10mm, Weight: 0.06gms

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.06 g
Diameter: 10 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM33547

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII - Charles I
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver coin of Henry VII to Charles I, rev. coat of arms
Obverse description: possibly a lis
Reverse description: part of inner circle.
Reverse inscription: (--)VOS.B(--)
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: near Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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