WILT-722A7C: Post-medieval coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-722A7C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped and bent silver post medieval probable sixpence of Elizabeth I dating to AD 1580. Second coinage. Rose behind the head and date above the shield. London (Tower) mint. Long cross initial mark. 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 1580
Date to: Circa AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2014-31

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: Indiscernible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with shield 1580 above
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Initial mark: Long cross

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chirton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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