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LVPL-B54952: Silver Post-Medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-B54952

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Post-Medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603). Obv: Crowned bust left. ELIZ[ABETH] D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA Rev: Square garnished shield over long cross fourchée dividing the legend. POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM. MEVM.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1582
Date to: AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.63 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 23.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2009

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZ[ABETH] D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square garnished shield over long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM . MEVM .
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tattenhall

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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