CORN-A1F7B3: sixpence of Elizabeth I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-A1F7B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third Issue (1561-1577), mintmark lion (1566-7), dated to 1566 on reverse, North 1997, Spink 2562, bust 4B.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1566

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 2.77 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st June 2010 - Friday 31st December 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

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 head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR' ET HI' REGINA
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over square shield with date 1566 above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIUTOREM.MEV'
Initial mark: lion
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Tregoney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9244
Four figure Latitude: 50.259271
Four figure longitude: -4.919525
1:25K map: SW9244
1:10K map: SW94NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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