LVPL-C4C314: LVPL-C4C314

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-C4C314

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver milled sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obv: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA; crowned bust left, rose behind.

Rev: POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEVM; square shield on long cross fourchee, 1562 above.

IM: Star. Bust C. 1562AD

North 2026.

Class: North 2026.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1562

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.88 mm
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 26.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 1998

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2024 - 2031)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee, 1562 above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEVM
Initial mark: Star.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Tilney-all-Saints

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 12 years ago

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