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Unique ID: NMS-F10055

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I. Initial mark pheon. London mint. North 1997. 1561 AD

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th July 2013 - Wednesday 18th September 2013

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58927
Other reference: AHS112013

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, not further defined (N 1997, 2015, 2024 - 2031)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G AN FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Royal shield over long cross fourchee. Dated 1561 above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTORE M MEV
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Topcroft (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2793
Four figure Latitude: 52.48765857
Four figure longitude: 1.34201063
1:25K map: TM2793
1:10K map: TM29SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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