LVPL-F70682: Post Medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F70682

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH D G A[NG FRA ET HIB] REGINA; crowned bust left, large rose behind.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; square shield on long cross fourchee dividing legend, 1[...] above.

IM: Plain cross (AD1578-1580).

Clipped.

North no. 1997.

AD1578-1579.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1578
Date to: Circa AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 25.99 mm

Discovery dates

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

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Materials and construction

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

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: Crowned bust left, large rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G A[NG FRA ET HIB] REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing legend, 1[…] above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Northwich

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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