YORYM-A93FF6: Post-medieval coin : Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-A93FF6

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

A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, from her second issue dated 1581. North, vol II, p134, 1997.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1581
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 25.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: +ELIZABETH:D:G:ANG FRA ET:HI:REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on a long fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV:ADIVTOREM.MEV
Initial mark: Long cross
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: WILBERFOSS

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: Wednesday 12th May 2010
Updated: Wednesday 19th May 2010

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