COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-A93FF6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, from her second issue dated 1581. North, vol II, p134, 1997.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1581

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 25.6 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London (Tower) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1997) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: +ELIZABETH:D:G:ANG FRA ET:HI:REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on a long fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV:ADIVTOREM.MEV
Reverse mintmark: Long cross
Initial mark: Long cross
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post-medieval coin : Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: East Riding Of Yorkshire
District: East Riding Of Yorkshire
To be known as: WILBERFOSS

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 12th May 2010
Updated: Wednesday 19th May 2010

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