LVPL-9DC298: Post-medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-9DC298

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603). Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTORE MEV; long cross over square shield, 1572 above shield. IM: Ermine. North no. 1997.

Dimensions: 30mm in diameter, 1.6g.

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: 1.6 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2016 - Friday 1st July 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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, rose behind bust.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB
Reverse description: Long cross over square shield, 1572 above shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTORE MEV
Initial mark: Ermine
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: Puddington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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