LVPL-EF9AA6: Post-medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-EF9AA6

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Silver Elizabeth sixpence, 2nd issue (1561-1582). Obverse crowned bust, left, with rose behind legend ELIZABETH D G ANG [FR] ET HI REGINA. Reverse square shield with long cross forchee dividing the legend POSVI DEV AD IVTOREM MEV. Date (1567) above shield on reverse. Lion initial mark for 1566-1567. See North (1991: 130)

Dimensions: diameter 24mm, weight 2.7g

References: North, Jeffrey James, 1991. English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Spink and Son, London

Class: Elizabeth I Sixpence

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 1566
Date to: Circa AD 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th March 2016

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
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 [F]R ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV AD IVTOREM MEV
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kingsley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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