LVPL-FFA062: Post-Medieval coin hoard of Elizabeth I

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COIN HOARD

Unique ID: LVPL-FFA062

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small coin hoard consisting of one shilling and five sixpences of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

1

A silver shilling of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA; crowned bust left.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend.

Beaded inner circle.

IM: Martlet, (1560-61).

Counterstruck on obverse and clipped.

North no. 1985.

5.4g 30.24mm in diameter.

2

A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH [D G] ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA; worn crowned bust left.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend, [ ]61 above shield.

IM: Pheon, (1561-65).

AD 1561

North no. 1997.

Clipped.

2.6g, 27.20mm in diameter.

3.

A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA; crowned bust left, rose behind.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend, 1571 above shield.

IM: Castle (1570-72).

AD 1571.

Clipped and 'nicked'.

North no. 1997.

2.5g 25.31mm in diameter.

4.

A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

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

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend, 158(7) above shield.

North no. 1997.

Clipped and 'nicked', punch mark in lower left hand quarter of shield.

2.7g 26.69mm in diameter.

5.

A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH D' G' ANG' FR' ET H REGINA; crowned bust left, rose behind.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend, 15[ ] above shield.

IM: Eglanine, (1574-78).

North no. 1997.

Clipped.

2.8g 25.80mm in diameter.

6.

A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603).

Obverse: ELIZABETH D' G' ANG' FR' ET H REGINA; crowned bust left, rose behind.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; Square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend, 1578 above shield.

IM: Plain cross, (1578-80).

North no. 1997.

Clipped.

2.9g 26.04mm in diameter.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2013T955

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1587

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 6

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st December 2013

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Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2013T955

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bridgemere

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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