NLM-1194EB: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1194EB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Threepence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third and fourth issues, dated to 1561-1569

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head.

Obverse inscription: [ELI]ZABETH:[---]

Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms of England and France, date over shield: 15 6[-]

Reverse inscription: [---]IVTORE[--]

Diameter: 18.1mm, Weight: 1.34gms, die axis: 10

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 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd September 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM43361

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: [ELI]ZABETH:[---]
Reverse description: Long cross, shield of Arms of England and France, date over shield: 15 6[-]
Reverse inscription: [---]IVTORE[--]
Die axis measurement: 10 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: Normanby le Wold

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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