BH-3B9292: Post-Medieval coin: sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-3B9292

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A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I; Third issue, dated 1567. The coin is incomplete, damaged and worn (especially the obverse). It measures 25.9mm in diameter, 0.7mm thick and weighs 2.52g.

Class: Sixpence

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 2.52 g
Diameter: 25.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th August 2009

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/118 - 10

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Gold: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1991/1 - 1996)
Obverse description: [Crowned bust left, rose in right field].
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G [ANG] FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Long-cross over shield.
Reverse inscription: POSI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M M[EV]
Initial mark: Coronet.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: St. Albans (District)
To be known as: Redbourn

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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