DUR-79E02A: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-79E02A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver sixpence of Elizabeth I dating to the period AD 1567 to 1570. North Number 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: Exactly AD 1567
Date to: Exactly AD 1570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 25.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lauren Proctor
Identified by: Miss Lauren Proctor

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: Crowned bust left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchée. 1569 above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Initial mark: Coronet
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Minting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1873
Four figure Latitude: 53.24092129
Four figure longitude: -0.23327597
1:25K map: TF1873
1:10K map: TF17SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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