NLM-586A38: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-586A38

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dated 1595.

Obverse description: bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark possibly tun (123).

Obverse inscription: ELIZAB'.D.G'.ANG' FR.'ET HI'REG[INA]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield. Mintmark woolsack (124)

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'AD/IVTORE/M [MEVM]

Diameter: 26.6mm, Weight: 2.40gms, die axis: 3

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 1595
Date to: Exactly AD 1595

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 26.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34539

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: bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark possibly tun (123)
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB’.D.G’.ANG’ FR.’ET HI’REG[INA]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV’AD/IVTORE/M [MEVM]
Die axis measurement: 3 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: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9314
Four figure Latitude: 53.61430226
Four figure longitude: -0.59566242
1:25K map: SE9314
1:10K map: SE91SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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