CAM-B9CEF3: Elizabeth I sixpence

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-B9CEF3

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

Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I dated 156.]

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1561
Date to: AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.78 g
Diameter: 25.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Elizabeth Gill
Identified by: Miss Elizabeth Gill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust, left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee. Date above shield.
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEU ADIUTOREM MEU 156.] over shield
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Covington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0671
Four figure Latitude: 52.326866
Four figure longitude: -0.446015
1:25K map: TL0671
1:10K map: TL07SE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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