NLM-E4DCBF: Post-Medieval Coin: Shilling of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-E4DCBF

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second coinage, issue of 1560-1561

Obverse description: [bust left] in inner circle. Mintmark cross crosslet (21).

Obverse inscription: ELIZAB[ET]H D.'G.'ANG[--]ET:HIB REGINA

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

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DE[--]D/IVTORE/M'MEV;

Diameter: 32.7mm, Weight: 5.68gms, die axis: 4

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: 5.68 g
Diameter: 32.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th February 2019

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: NLM41731

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1985)
Obverse description: [bust left] in inner circle
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB[ET]H D.'G.'ANG[--]ET:HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DE[--]D/IVTORE/M'MEV;
Die axis measurement: 4 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)
To be known as: Barton-upon-Humber

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

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Audit data

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

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