DUR-090744: DUR-090744

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-090744

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

A silver shilling of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), minted at London. Initial marks: plain cross/plain cross: 1578, Second Issue

Obverse: Crowned bust left, rose behind head ELIZABETH D' G' ANG FR' ET HI' REGINA

Reverse: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend 1578 above shield POSUI DEUADEUTOREM MEU

North (North 1991, 134) 1997

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 1578
Date to: Exactly AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 25.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Des Murphy
Identified by: Mr Des Murphy

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 head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D' G' ANG FR' ET HI' REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend 1578 above shield
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEUADEUTOREM MEU
Initial mark: plain cross
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Ryedale South West (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3475
Four figure Latitude: 54.16967599
Four figure longitude: -1.48069818
1:25K map: SE3475
1:10K map: SE37NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detectoring
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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