NLM-28C520: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-28C520

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin fragment. Possibly part of a penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), possibly third coinage of 1561-1577 (cf. Spink 2004 no. 2570). A little under half the flan is lost.

Obverse description: worn smooth.

Obverse inscription: possibly E.D.G[---]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, no date.

Diameter: 14.4mm, Weight: 0.30gms

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 1577

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 14.4 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: NLM33560

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 2001)
Obverse description: worn smooth
Obverse inscription: possibly E.D.G[---]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, no date.
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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