NLM-8B4DB1: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I from Ashby cum Fenby

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-8B4DB1

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

Silver

Coin. Sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dated 1570.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark castle (71).

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

Reverse description: Shield with Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield.

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

Diameter: 26.1mm, Weight: 2.76gms, die axis: 2

Inscription: obv:ELIZABETH:D’.G’.ANG’FR’.ET:HI’.REGINA rev: POSVI/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 1570
Date to: Exactly AD 1570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.76 g
Diameter: 26.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd July 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: NLM20748

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 with Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV’.AD/IVTORE/M:MEV:
Die axis measurement: 2 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 East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ashby cum Fenby

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: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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