NLM-7F7EAE: Post-Medieval Coin: probably a Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7F7EAE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Probably a threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third or fourth issue, dated 1566.

Obverse description: [bust]

Obverse inscription: ELIZAB[--]ANG'.FRA[--]REG[--]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross, date over shield: 1566. Mintmark Pheon (53).

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M.MEV;

Diameter: 19.8mm, Weight: 1.08gms, die axis: probably 3

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 1566
Date to: Exactly AD 1566

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39451

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, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2033 - 2036)
Obverse description: [bust]
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB[--]ANG'.FRA[--]REG[--]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross, date over shield: 1566
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M.MEV;
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haxey

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

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