NLM-40FABB: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Elizabeth I, Pierced

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-40FABB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Probably a penny of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), pierced from the obverse side with the tip of a nail shank, probably at 3 O'clock, from flan size possibly third or fourth issue of 1561-1577

Obverse description: Outer circle

Obverse inscription: [---]OSA [SINE SPINA]

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

Reverse inscription: CIVI/[--/--/--]

Diameter: 13.9mm, Weight: 0.45gms, die axis: possibly 12

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 1577

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 13.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 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: NLM41661

Materials and construction

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

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, not further defined (N 1988, 2001, 2017)
Obverse description: Outer circle
Obverse inscription: [---]OSA [SINE SPINA]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[--/--/--]
Die axis measurement: 12 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: Usselby

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

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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