NLM-D51416: Post-Medieval coin: sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-D51416

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third coinage, dated 1569, in especially good condition on obverse.

Obverse description: Bust left rose behind head. Mintmark probably coronet (74).

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D'G' ANG'FR'ET.HI'REGINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield.

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'AD/IVTORE/M MEV;

Diameter: 25.6mm, Weight: 3.08gms, die axis: 5

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1659
Date to: Exactly AD 1659

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.08 g
Diameter: 25.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th March 2014

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM25082a

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: Bust left rose behind head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D’G’ ANG’FR’ET.HI’REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV’AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Muckton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
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