LVPL-FF8BF6: Post-Medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-FF8BF6

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

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

Obverse: ELIZ[AB D G] ANG FR ET HIB REGI; crowned bust left with rose behind.

Reverse: POSUI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend, 1601 above shield.

IM: one (1601-1602).

North no: 2015.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1601

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.69 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 24.23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZ[AB D G] ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend, 1601 above shield.
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: One
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Dutton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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