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WILT-877E05: Post Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-877E05

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A lightly-clipped post medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (AD 1558-1603), dated 1584 on coin. Escallop mint mark.

North 2015. Spink 2578A.

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 1584
Date to: Exactly AD 1584

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th October 2016

Personal details

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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, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left; rose behind bust.
Obverse inscription: [ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI]
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchée, 1584 above shield.
Reverse inscription: [POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV]
Initial mark: Escallop
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Hill

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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