NLM-3C81F3: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-3C81F3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), probably issue of 1561-1567, cf. Spink (2017) no. 2565, probably dated 1565. Very worn.

Obverse description: [bust left] rose behind head.

Obverse inscription: [--]A[-]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms, date over shield: 1[5]65

Reverse [--]VTO[--]

Diameter: 18.4mm, Weight: 0.99gms, die axis: probably 8

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 1565
Date to: Exactly AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 27th June 2017

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: NLM36655

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: [bust left] rose behind head
Obverse inscription: [--]A[-]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms, date over shield: 1[5]65
Reverse inscription: [--]VTO[--]
Die axis measurement: 8 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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Owersby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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