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COIN

Unique ID: DYFED-65CF86

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I dating to 1563? (The 3 is slightly missprinted). The obverse features the crowned bust of Elizabeth I Rose behind, legend around ELIZABETH:D:G:ANG:FR:ET:HI:REGINA, Coronet Minmark (1567-1570).  Smaller Flan with inner beaded circle. Possible that the ear is showing, but coin is too worn to know for sure. The reverse is a square topped. quartered shield over long cross fourchee with date above (1563?) and legend around POSVI DEV.'AD IVTORE M'MEV.' crown mintmark. The coin  weighs 2.5g and has a diameter of 26.01mm.

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 1563
Date to: Circa AD 1570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 26.01 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PRN 127790

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2024 - 2031)
Obverse description: The obverse features the crowned bust of Elizabeth I Rose behind, legend around ELIZABETH:D:G:ANG:FR:ET:HI:REGINA, Coronet Mintmark (1567-1570). Smaller Flan with inner beaded circle. Possible that the ear is showing, but coin is too worn to know for sure
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D:G:ANG:FR:ET:HI:REGINA
Reverse description: The reverse is a square topped. quartered shield over long cross fourchee with date above (1563?) and legend around POSVI DEV.'AD IVTORE M'MEV.' crown mintmark.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV.'AD IVTORE M'MEV.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: The Havens

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting

References cited

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Recording Institution: DYFED
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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