SWYOR-BADCD4: Post medieval coin; sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-BADCD4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver coin: a sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second issue (1561 - 1582), eglantine mintmark (1574 - 1578), dated 1575. See North number 1997.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1575

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 2.43 g
Diameter: 25.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 15th February 2010 - Monday 24th May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1125

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 left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG (FR ET HI REGINA)
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over a square topped shield. 1575 above
Reverse inscription: POSVI (DEV ADIVTORE)M • MEV'•
Initial mark: eglantine
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Hatfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6609
Four figure Latitude: 53.57346
Four figure longitude: -1.004776
1:25K map: SE6609
1:10K map: SE60NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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