NLM-13A9F0: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I from Middle Rasen

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-13A9F0

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

Silver

Coin. Sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dated issue of 1567.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head.

Obverse inscription: [ELI]ZABETH.D.'G.'[--]FR.'ET:HI.'REGINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France with long cross, date above shield. Mintmark: coronet (74).

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV[--]/IVTORE/M.MEV.'

Diameter: 25.1mm, Weight: 2.65gms, die axis: 12

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 1567
Date to: Exactly AD 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.65 g
Diameter: 25.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 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: NLM21247

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: [ELI]ZABETH.D.’G.’[--]FR.’ET:HI.’REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France with long cross, date above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV[--]/IVTORE/M.MEV.’
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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