BERK-0A37EC: Post-medieval coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: BERK-0A37EC

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

A worn but complete silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). The coin is quite worn around the initial mark on either face, however it appears the initial mark may be a bell, which would date the coin to AD 1582-1583. Mint of London. North 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: Circa AD 1582
Date to: Circa AD 1583

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th February 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.095

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: Crowned bust left, rose behind head
Reverse description: ELIZABETH [D G] ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV / 15[8.]
Initial mark: Bell
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Boxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4272
Four figure Latitude: 51.44543897
Four figure longitude: -1.39705046
1:25K map: SU4272
1:10K map: SU47SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SUSS-36BF48
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), initial mark bell, 1582-1583 AD, North 2016
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: BUC-69F9E5
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post-medieval silver shilling of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), initial mark bell, minted at London, AD 1582-1583, North 2014.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: BUC-70A076
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A post-medieval silver shilling of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), Second issue, initial mark bell, minted at London, AD 1582-1583, North 1985
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.