NLM-5D2659: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-5D2659

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Threepence of Elizabeth I, as kindly identified by the finder; fifth issue, dated 1580.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark Latin cross (14).

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

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 15 80

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

Diameter: 18.9mm, Weight: 1.49gms, die axis: 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: Exactly AD 1580
Date to: Exactly AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th March 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: NLM42141

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, rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH.D'.G'.ANG.FR'.ET:HI'.REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 15 80
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'.AD/IVTORE/M.MEV;
Die axis measurement: 2 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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Wharton

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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