NLM-2AC4B5: Post-Medieval Coin fragment of an indeterminate ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2AC4B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin fragment. Worn hammered coin fragment of an indeterminate post-medieval issuer; suggested date: c.1550-1650. Pierced from the obverse.

?Obverse description: Bust, probably with costume details; outer circle at edge.

Reverse description: battered, no discernible features save for legend fragment.

Reverse inscription: [--]II.[---]

Diameter (in excess of): 16mm, Weight: 0.29gms

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 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.29 g
Diameter: 16 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: NLM33628

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I - Charles I
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver coin of Elizabeth I to Charles I, reverse coat of arms
Obverse description: Bust, probably with costume details; outer circle at edge
Reverse description: battered, no discernible features save for legend fragment.
Reverse inscription: [--]II.[---]
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

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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