SUSS-DF8C48: Post Medieval coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: SUSS-DF8C48

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark Ermine, dated 1572, North 1997


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1572

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.91 g
Diameter: 24.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th October 2008

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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 facing left rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over square topped shield with date (1572) above
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Initial mark: Ermine
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
To be known as: Nutfield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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