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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-1A00BB

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

A post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth 1 [ AD 1558-1603 ] Coin has been damaged on one section. Obverse; crowned bust facing left, rose behind head. Legend; ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA. Reverse; long cross fourchee over shield, date above shield 1561. Legend; POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV. Weight 2.5 grams, diameter 26.19mm.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 26.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th December 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over shield, date above shield 1561.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Broad Clyst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9794
Four figure Latitude: 50.73644935
Four figure longitude: -3.46097243
1:25K map: SX9794
1:10K map: SX94NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Cultivated field
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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