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Unique ID: HAMP-BC13F2

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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 [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

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

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul Wragg - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Paul Wragg - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2973

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)

Denomination: Sixpence [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
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, 1582-1602 (N 2015) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
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 [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: Fareham
Parish: Fareham

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

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 16th February 2011
Updated: Wednesday 16th February 2011

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