SUSS-F28D76: Post Medieval coin: sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-F28D76

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark long cross, dated 1581 on coin, North 1997

Notes:

Photograph (scale based on measurements) and measurements supplied by finder. Object not seen.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1581
Date to: Exactly AD 1581

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 26 mm

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
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: EL[IZABETH D ]G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square topped shield over long cross fourchee with date, 1581, above
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/ D]EV AD/[IVTORE/]M MEV
Initial mark: Long cross
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
To be known as: Lower Beeding

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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A Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Minted in London in 1581. Long cross initial mark. North no. 1997.
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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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