YORYM-090614: YORYM-090614 : Sixpence : Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-090614

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating to AD 1562. Milled coinage (Fourth), Star initial mark. Mint of London. North Vol II, P 138, No 2025/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1562

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.01 mm
Weight: 2.83 g
Diameter: 25.71 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2024 - 2031)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH.D.G.ANG.FRA.ET.HIB.REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross over squared shield. Date above
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEVM.AD/IVTORE/M.MEVM
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Boroughbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4066
Four figure Latitude: 54.08836237
Four figure longitude: -1.38998669
1:25K map: SE4066
1:10K map: SE46NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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