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SUR-8B82E2: Post medieval coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-8B82E2

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

A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, 1596.

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 1596
Date to: Circa AD 1596

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.95 g
Diameter: 26.84 mm

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: B17-809

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB DG ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Key

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wargrave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8079
Four figure Latitude: 51.50428173
Four figure longitude: -0.84877452
1:25K map: SU8079
1:10K map: SU87NW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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