NLM-050E23: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-050E23

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Probably a penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), chipped; possibly third coinage issue of 1572-1573.

Obverse description: Bust left. Possibly mintmark ermine (77)

Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA S[INE SPINA]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross.

Reverse inscription: (CIVI)/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 12.5mm, Weight: 0.39gms, 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 1572
Date to: Exactly AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th November 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: NLM34499

Materials and construction

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

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: Bust left.
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA S[INE SPINA]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross
Reverse inscription: (CIVI)/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: GPS (from the finder)
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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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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