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SUR-2E21D6: Post medieval coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Berkshire Archaeology
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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-2E21D6

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

A very worn fragment of a sixpence of Elizabeth I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.02 g
Diameter: 25.82 mm

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: B13-319

Materials and construction

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

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, not further defined (N 1997, 2015, 2024 - 2031)
Obverse inscription: [...D]G ANG FR ET H[...]
Reverse inscription: [POS[VI DEV AD[IVTORE MEV]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shinfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6966
Four figure Latitude: 51.388857
Four figure longitude: -1.009763
1:25K map: SU6966
1:10K map: SU66NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: SUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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