NLM-4C0152: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence or Halfgroat of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4C0152

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

Silver coin. Possibly a threepence or halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), sixth issue, a worn coin of 1587-1588;

Obverse description: worn almost smooth; inner circle discernible.

Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms. Mintmark Crescent (72b).

Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS/LON]/DON

Diameter: 16.2mm, Weight: 1.08gms

Notes:

The PAS database drop-down does not appear to permit entry of a threepence of this date, though it is listed by Spink.

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 1587
Date to: Exactly AD 1588

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th June 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42916

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Elizabeth I, 1582-1603 (N 2016)
Obverse description: worn almost smooth; inner circle discernible
Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS/LON]/DON
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: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Burwell

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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