NLM-29B425: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-29B425

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin fragment. A fragment clipped from a sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third coinage of 1561-1577.

Obverse description: Bust left.

Obverse inscription: (----)R' ET HIB'. REGI[NA]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross.

Reverse inscription: (-)OSVI/D[--](----)

Diameter (in excess of): 24.6mm, Weight: 0.78gms, die axis: probably 12

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 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1577

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 24.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th November 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: NLM34677

Materials and construction

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

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: Bust left
Obverse inscription: (----)R’ ET HIB’. REGI[NA]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms, long cross.
Reverse inscription: (-)OSVI/D[--](----)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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