LEIC-DB1761: Elizabeth I sixpence

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-DB1761

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A Post-Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), dating to c.AD 1594. Third coinage, woolpack initial mark. Mint of London. 
North (1991) Volume 2, p 137 no 2015. 
Diameter: 25.05 mm
Weight: 2.79 g
Die Axis: 2
 

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 1594
Date to: Circa AD 1594

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.79 g
Diameter: 25.05 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: RCM 0660

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, rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over shield with date above
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Woolpack
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Gaulby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6901
Four figure Latitude: 52.60241539
Four figure longitude: -0.98262663
1:25K map: SK6901
1:10K map: SK60SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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