DEV-1B340A: Podst Medieval coin: sixpence dof Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Danielle Wootton
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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-1B340A

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

A Post Medieval silver hammered coin. The coin is a sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 - 1603). The coin has been clipped around the circumference slightly. The coin is dated to AD 1589.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1589
Date to: Exactly AD 1589

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th July 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind ear
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HIB REG'
Reverse description: Square topped shield with long cross fourchee dividing legend, date above
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Crescent
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Burlescombe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0514
Four figure Latitude: 50.91761474
Four figure longitude: -3.35282816
1:25K map: ST0514
1:10K map: ST01SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
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Updated: 4 years ago

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