LANCUM-E4A5F3: Post-Medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I (obverse, reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-E4A5F3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Sixpence of Elizabeth I, second issue (1561-65; possibly 1564); North

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1561
Date to: AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 2.54 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: bust facing left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: [ELI]ZABETH D G [ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: square shield on long cross fourchee dividing legend with date above shield (156?)
Reverse inscription: POSVI [DEV ADIVTOREM MEV]
Initial mark: pheon

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Ribble Valley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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