LEIC-946FB5: Post Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-946FB5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver milled sixpence of Elizabeth I, 1562.

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 1562

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
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, rose to the right
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH.D.G.ANG.FRA.ET.HIB.REGINA
Reverse description: Coat of arms with cross fourchee with date above 1562
Reverse inscription: POSVIDEVM.ADIVTOREM.MEVM
Initial mark: star
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Gaddesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6813
Four figure Latitude: 52.71040094
Four figure longitude: -0.99491926
1:25K map: SK6813
1:10K map: SK61SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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