NLM-2A792D: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: NLM-2A792D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin fragment. Worn coin, probably a penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), issue of 1560-1602. About one third of flan lost.

Obverse description: [bust left]; inscription lost.

Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross.

Reverse inscription: C[---]

Diameter: 12.5mm, Weight: 0.21gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.21 g
Diameter: 12.5 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: NLM33623

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, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: [bust left]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross
Reverse inscription: C[---]
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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