NLM-F13565: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F13565

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Coin of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), possibly a threepence, dated between 1560 and 1569 [three digits of date legible], so most likely the third coinage of 1561-1577, cf. Spink no. 2565 .

Obverse description: Worn smooth; cracked flan.

Reverse description: Shield of Arms, date over shield.

Diameter (long axis): 18.6mm, Weight: 0.73gms

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 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 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: NLM34037

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Worn smooth; cracked
Reverse description: Shield of Arms, date over shield.
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: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Burwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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