SOM-940320: Post Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: SOM-940320

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, initial mark unclear, 1582-1602 AD, North 2015.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1582
Date to: Circa AD 1602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 22.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th September 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020872

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, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: [EL]IZ[AB D G ANG FR ET HIB] REGI
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: [PO]SVI/DE[V...]
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alverdiston

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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