NLM-C2B346: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-C2B346

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Probably a sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), sixth issue, dated 1582. Creased.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head.

Obverse inscription: [--]FR'.ET HI REGIN[A]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield. Mintmark bell (60).

Reverse inscription: POSVI/[--]AD/IVTORE/M.MEV

Diameter: 24.2mm, Weight: 2.18gms, 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 1582
Date to: Exactly AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.18 g
Diameter: 24.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th August 2017

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: NLM36781

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
Obverse inscription: [--]FR’.ET HI REGIN[A]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/[--]AD/IVTORE/M.MEV
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 Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Thormanby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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