NLM-E91234: Post-Medieval Coin of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-E91234

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

Silver coin. Possibly a halfgroat or smaller denomination of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), lightly clipped and heavily worn; probably issue of 1560-1603

Obverse description: All detail lost save for inner circle

Obverse inscription: possibly [--]ROSA[--]

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

Reverse inscription: [CIV]I/TAS/LON[DON]

Diameter: 15.5mm, Weight: 0.86gms, die axis: possibly 2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.86 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 18th 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: NLM41629

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver: Elizabeth I, not further defined
Obverse description: inner circle
Obverse inscription: possibly [--]ROSA[--]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross
Reverse inscription: [CIV]I/TAS/LON[DON]
Die axis measurement: 2 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: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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