HESH-CEDA0C: Post Medieval Coin: silver Sixpence of Elizabeth I (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-CEDA0C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval silver Sixpence of Elizabeth I of England (AD 1558-1603) Mint of London (Tower).
Third issue: 1582-1602. Initial mark: A. (North no. 2015).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1584
Date to: Exactly AD 1584

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.48 mm
Weight: 2.64 g
Diameter: 26.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 31st December 2014

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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, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: crowned bust left holding sceptre and orb
Obverse inscription: [ELIZAB D G ANG FR]
Reverse description: square garnished shield over long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEUM ADIUTIREM MEUM
Initial mark: A
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Alcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1057
Four figure Latitude: 52.21113063
Four figure longitude: -1.85506786
1:25K map: SP1057
1:10K map: SP15NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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