NLM-A9A5EC: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-A9A5EC

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

Silver coin. Sixpence of Elizabeth I, fifth issue, dated 1579. Lightly clipped.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark Greek cross (7).

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH;D;G;ANG.FR.ET[--]INA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield.

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

Diameter: 25.5mm, Weight: 2.66gms, die axis: 9

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 1579
Date to: Exactly AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.66 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th June 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: NLM36880

Materials and construction

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

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, rose behind head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH;D;G;ANG.FR.ET[--]INA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 1579
Reverse inscription: [--/--]IVTORE/M.MEV
Die axis measurement: 9 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: Winteringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9421
Four figure Latitude: 53.67702195
Four figure longitude: -0.57843757
1:25K map: SE9421
1:10K map: SE92SW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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