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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-C436C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post medieval silver hammered coin. The coin is a sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558 to 1603). The coin is dated 1596. Key mintmark; Spink (2011) number 2578B.

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 1596
Date to: Exactly AD 1596

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.96 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th April 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

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, not further defined (N 1997, 2015, 2024 - 2031)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB DG ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Square topped shield divided by long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Key
Die axis measurement: 9 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: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Poltimore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9696
Four figure Latitude: 50.75425023
Four figure longitude: -3.47570365
1:25K map: SX9696
1:10K map: SX96NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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