DENO-616C95: Post medieval coin; sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-616C95

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Post medieval coin; struck silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, second issue, dated 1580. Initial mark long cross. Obv. Crowned bust of queen left. Rose behind bust E[LIZABETH D G A]NG FR ET HI REGINA Rev. Squared shield over long cross fourchee which divides the legend. Date above shield POSVI/DEV [AD]/IVTORE/M. MEV Diameter 26.2mm, thickness 0.6mm, weight 2.57g

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 2.57 g
Diameter: 26.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anja Rohde
Identified by: Miss Anja Rohde

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6382

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 of queen left. Rose behind bust
Obverse inscription: E[LIZABETH D G A]NG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Squared shield over long cross fourchee which divides the legend. Date above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV [AD]/IVTORE/M. MEV
Initial mark: Long cross
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Mansfield (District)
To be known as: Warsop

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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