SUSS-AAD888: Modern coin: Sixpence of Queen Anne

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Unique ID: SUSS-AAD888

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver sixpence of Queen Anne (1702-1714), shields of post Union type, 1707-1711. The coin is worn and has been stamped on the reverse with an F and the outline of a six pointed star


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1707
Date to: AD 1711

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.99 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th July 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Stamped
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Anne of Great Britain
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Draped bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [ANNA·DEI·] G[RA]TIA·
Reverse description: Cruciform crowned shields with post-union arms Stamped with a capital F and six pointed star
Reverse inscription: [date MAG] BR[I·FR] ET·HIB [REG·]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Rother (District)
To be known as: Ashburnham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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