NLM-2A0701: Post-Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2A0701

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fifth coinage, issue of 1587-1589; lightly clipped.

Obverse description: Bust left, two pellets behind head. Mintmark crescent (72b).

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

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.

Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 16mm, Weight: 0.72gms, die axis: 12

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 1587
Date to: Exactly AD 1589

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: NLM33615

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: Bust left, two pellets behind head.
Obverse inscription: E.D.G.ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: 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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Audit data

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