WAW-A40154: Post Medieval coin: sixpence of Elizabeth I (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-A40154

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

Post Medieval coin: sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603) minted in London between 1561 and 1565. Second Issue: North No. 1997.

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 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 25.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th January 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Bust facing left with a rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross over a shield dated 1565.
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV AD / IVTORE / M MEV
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
Parish or ward: Barton Blount (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1936
Four figure Latitude: 52.92108358
Four figure longitude: -1.71885312
1:25K map: SK1936
1:10K map: SK13NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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