GLO-E656D1: sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-E656D1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I
Date: c1560-1561
Diameter 24mm, weight 1.8g
Obverse: crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse: shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Mintmark: Cross Crosslet
Die axes: 2 o'clock
Condition: fair

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Thursday 30th June 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4594

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, not further defined (N 1997, 2015, 2024 - 2031)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left
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: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Westerleigh

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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