SUSS-9C925E: Bent sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-9C925E

Object type certainty: Probably
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A worn Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603) dating to 1573.

Acorn initial mark. Mint of London. Reference: North Volume 2;  No. 1997 

Measurements: Diameter: 22.04 mm; thickness: 0.64mm and weight: 1.83 g 

The obverse is worn away and the flan is bent.

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 1573
Date to: Circa AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.64 mm
Weight: 1.83 g
Diameter: 22.04 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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: illegible due to wear
Obverse inscription: illegible due to wear
Reverse description: shield of Arms of England and France, date over shield: 15 73
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV’.[AD/IVTORE/MEV].
Initial mark: acorn
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
Parish or ward: Storrington and Sullington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0715
Four figure Latitude: 50.92454399
Four figure longitude: -0.47897065
1:25K map: TQ0715
1:10K map: TQ01NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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