NLM-E6A690: Post-Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-E6A690

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fifth coinage issue of 1582-1584.

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. Mintmark A (54).

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 17mm, Weight: 0.77gms, die axis: 2

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 1582
Date to: Exactly AD 1584

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.77 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th 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: NLM34608

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: 2 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: From 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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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
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