HAMP-9F53C1: Post-medieval coin : Sixpence of Elizabeth

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-9F53C1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second coinage, ermine initial mark, dated 1572 on the coin.
Reference: 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 1572
Date to: Circa AD 1572

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.11 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th September 2015 - Sunday 27th September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Entry Form WINCM 184

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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
Obverse inscription: E]LIZABETH:D’.G’.ANG’.FR’ET·HI’.REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Tudor Arms over long cross fourchée, 1572 above
Reverse inscription: POSVI [...] IVTORE M MEV’.
Initial mark: Ermine
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Penton Grafton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3147
Four figure Latitude: 51.22135945
Four figure longitude: -1.55749179
1:25K map: SU3147
1:10K map: SU34NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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