NLM-154C2C: Post-Medieval Coin: Three Halfpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-154C2C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Three halfpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third coinage, dated 1573.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark acorn (65b).

Obverse inscription: E:D:G:ROSA.SINE.SPINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of Englnd and France, long cross.Date over shield.

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 16.0mm, Weight: 0.72gms, die axis: 3

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 1573
Date to: Exactly AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th August 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: NLM33552

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Three halfpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threehalfpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2000)
Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head.
Obverse inscription: E:D:G:ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of Englnd and France, long cross.Date over shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 3 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: 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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