NLM-A4EDDF: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-A4EDDF

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), now in two pieces and chipped, dated 1573.

Obverse description: [bust]

Obverse inscription: [EL]IZABETH:D;G;A[---]

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 1573. Mintmark Acorn (65b).

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV[---]M.MI

Diameter: 25.6mm, Weight: 2.59gms, die axis: probably 4

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 1573
Date to: Exactly AD 1573

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.59 g
Diameter: 25.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd September 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: NLM37355

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]
Obverse inscription: [EL]IZABETH:D;G;A[---]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 1573
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV[---]M.MI
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Tetney

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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