NARC-D86838: Post-medieval sixpence, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-D86838

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

Post-medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st October 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left. Rose behind head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G...T REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield with date above, on long cross fourchee dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: [POSVI ]DEV ADI[VTOREM MEV]
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Northampton (District)
Parish or ward: Upton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7259
Four figure Latitude: 52.224509
Four figure longitude: -0.947364
1:25K map: SP7259
1:10K map: SP75NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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