NLM-1C3723: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1C3723

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

Silver

Coin. Sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third issue, dated 1572.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head.

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D'.G:ANG.'FR.'ET:HI.REGINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France with long cross, date above shield. Mintmark: ermine (77).

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV:AD/IVTORE/M.MEV.'

Diameter: 26.4mm, Weight: 2.82gms, die axis: 11.

Class: Sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Inscription: obv: ELIZABETH:D’.G:ANG.’FR.’ET:HI.REGINA rev: OSVI/DEV:AD/IVTORE/M.MEV.’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1572
Date to: Exactly AD 1572

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.82 g
Diameter: 26.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM20369a

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: Bust left, rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:D’.G:ANG.’FR.’ET:HI.REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France with long cross, date above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV:AD/IVTORE/M.MEV.’
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bonby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0016
Four figure Latitude: 53.630985
Four figure longitude: -0.489246
1:25K map: TA0016
1:10K map: TA01NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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