SWYOR-B8154F: Post Medieval coin; sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-B8154F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver coin; a sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 - 1603), second issue (AD 1561 - 1582), pheon initial mark (AD 1561 - 1565), dated AD 1563. Minted at the Tower, London, North Volume 2 (1991) number 1997 on page 134. The coin is 26mm diameter, 0.9mm thick and 2.88g.

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 1563
Date to: Exactly AD 1563

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 2.88 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th March 2016 - Saturday 19th March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2872

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: long cross fourchee over a square topped royal shield with date 1563 above
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV'. ADIVTOREM: MEV'.
Initial mark: pheon
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stockton-on-the-Forest (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6655
Four figure Latitude: 53.98684368
Four figure longitude: -0.99494845
1:25K map: SE6655
1:10K map: SE65NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Yorkshire Searchers' outing
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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