NLM-146B71: Post-Medieval Coin: Groat of an indeterminate ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-146B71

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin fragment. Probably a groat of an indeterminate English ruler, issue of c.1485-1625, torn and frayed.

Obverse description: Inner circle; [bust].

Reverse description: Inner circle; shield of Arms of England and France [lis seen].

Reverse inscription: [--]OSVI/D[--]

Diameter (in excess of): 18.6mm, Weight: 0.66gms

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 1485
Date to: Exactly AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th November 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34658

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: Inner circle; [bust]
Reverse description: Inner circle; shield of Arms of England and France
Reverse inscription: [--]OSVI/D[--]
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: 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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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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