LEIC-6E1295: Elizabeth I sixpence

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-6E1295

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A post medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), dating to AD 1602. Second coinage, 2 initial mark. Mint of London.
North (1991) Volume 2, p 137 no 2015. 
Diameter: 25.01 mm 
Weight: 2.83 g 
Die Axis: 8

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1602
Date to: Circa AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.83 g
Diameter: 25.01 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: RCM 0608

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: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G AN[...] ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Longcross fourchee over shield with date above
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: 2
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Osgathorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4420
Four figure Latitude: 52.77580188
Four figure longitude: -1.34919296
1:25K map: SK4420
1:10K map: SK42SW
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

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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