DYFED-C06A25:

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COIN

Unique ID: DYFED-C06A25

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete silver sixpence of Elizabeth I dating to 1568. The obverse features the crowned bust of Elizabeth I, wearing ruff and embroidered dress facing left, rose behind. Legend around reading 'ELIZABETH:D:G:ANG:FR:ET:HI:REGINA'. The reverse features a square topped, quartered shield over long cross fourchee with date above and coronet minmark, legend around reading ' [mm] POSVI DEV.'AD IVTORE M'MEV.' 1568. The coin is  quite worn, almost all of the bust is unrecognisible, the coin is very smooth and you can no longer feel the raised lettering. The coin weighs 2.2g and is 24.85mm in diameter.
 

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 1568

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 24.85 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PRN 128081

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1997, 2015, 2024 - 2031)
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D:G:ANG:FR:ET:HI:REGINA
Reverse inscription: [mm] POSVI DEV.'AD IVTORE M'MEV.' 1568
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

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: Llangwm

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DYFED
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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