LEIC-599ECA: Post Medieval silver coin of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-599ECA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I. 1561-5, Lonodn mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.25 mm
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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
Obverse description: left facing bust with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: royal crest quartered
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: Melton Area

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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