NLM-019C02: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-019C02

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second coinage of 1560-61, London mint, possibly clipped.

Obverse description: Bust left. Mintmark martlet (94).

Obverse inscription; [--]ROSA.SINE.SPINA

Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms of England and France.

Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS/LON/DON]

Diameter: 14.1mm, Weight: 0.48gms, die axis: 10

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 1560
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 14.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd September 2018

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: NLM40621

Materials and construction

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

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, 1558-1561 (N 1988)
Obverse description: Bust left
Obverse inscription: [--]ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms of England and France
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS/LON/DON]
Die axis measurement: 10 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: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Muckton

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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Updated: 3 months ago

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