GLO-773465:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-773465

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and clipped sixpence of Elizabeth I dating to 1566. 

Obverse: crowned bust facing left, rose behind. ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA

Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms, all divided by a long cross, 1566 above POSUI DEU ADIVTOTEM MEU

Notes:

The record has been made from images emailed by the finder

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 1566

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th September 2021 - Sunday 28th November 2021

Personal details

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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, not further defined (N 1997, 2015, 2024 - 2031)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left, rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms, all divided by a long cross, 1566 above
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEU ADIVTOTEM MEU
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Awre (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7007
Four figure Latitude: 51.76087377
Four figure longitude: -2.43607331
1:25K map: SO7007
1:10K map: SO70NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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