LVPL-F23C71: Post-Medieval coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F23C71

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

Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (AD 1558-1603).

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

Reverse: POSVI DEV'. ADIVTOREM. MEV.'; 1575 above shield.

IM: Eglantine, (1574-8).

Clipped. North no. 1997.

Notes:

Possible contemporary forgery due to irregular lettering.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1575

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 26.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st February 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: 1575 above shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV'. ADIVTOREM. MEV.'
Initial mark: Eglantine
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Tarporley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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