NLM-997154: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-997154

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Probably a threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third and fourth coinages, dated 1561

Obverse description: bust left

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D'.G'.ANG'.FRA'.ET.HI:REGINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.

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

Diameter: 19.2mm, Weight: 1.13gms, die axis: 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 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th December 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: NLM41464

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
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D'.G'.ANG'.FRA'.ET.HI:REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'.AD/IVTORE/[M] MEV;
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9116
Four figure Latitude: 53.63262431
Four figure longitude: -0.62530142
1:25K map: SE9116
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

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