GLO-7D235A:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-7D235A

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

A sixpence of Elizabeth I dating to 1580. 

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, 1580 above POSUI DEU ADIVTOTEM MEU

Notes:

This item is recorded from an emailed image supplied 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 1580
Date to: Circa AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st April 2022 - Sunday 3rd April 2022

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, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
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, 1580 above
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEU ADIVTOTEM MEU
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Maisemore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8022
Four figure Latitude: 51.89618488
Four figure longitude: -2.292057
1:25K map: SO8022
1:10K map: SO82SW
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: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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