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LVPL-8D9E78: Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-8D9E78

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

Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obv: ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI; crowned bust left.

Rev: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; square shield on long cross fourchee.

IM: Escallop.

North no. 2015.

1584-1586AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1584
Date to: Circa AD 1586

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 5.4 g
Diameter: 31.71 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2010

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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, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left.
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Escallop.
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: North Yorkshire (County)

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 12 years ago

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