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GLO-AE48E6: Six pence of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Bristol City Council
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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-AE48E6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Obverse: crowned bust facing left with rose behind

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HIB REGINA

Reverse: shield with 1573 above on long cross fourchee

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.78 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st February 2010

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3176

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: crowned bust facing left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Sodbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: GLO
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 12 years ago

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