HAMP-BC13F2: Post-medieval coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-BC13F2

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

A very worn, slightly bent and clipped late 16th-century silver post-medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I, London mint, dated 1594 AD (North 2015). There are two incised lines on the obverse at right angles to each other that overlap towards one end.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1594
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.55 mm
Width: 24.85 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 2.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th December 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Paul Wragg
Identified by: Mr Paul Wragg

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2973

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Bust crowned and draped facing left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: (woolpack) ELIZAB.' D.' G.' ANG. FR'. ET...
Reverse description: Shield with royal coat of arms quartered by cross forchee; date above shield, '1594'
Reverse inscription: (woolpack) POSVI/D[EVM AD/IVTO]RE/M . MEV.
Initial mark: Woolpack
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Fareham (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5008
Four figure Latitude: 50.869348
Four figure longitude: -1.290821
1:25K map: SU5008
1:10K map: SU50NW
WOEID: 20093370
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Wednesday 16th February 2011
Updated: Wednesday 16th February 2011 by Robert Webley

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