LVPL-CBC842: Post-medieval sixpence

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-CBC842

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, (1558-1603). Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; square shield on long cross, 15[..] above shield. Second issue, IM coronet. North no. 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 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2015 - Sunday 30th August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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: Worn.
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH] D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross, 15[..] above shield.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Barnwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0483
Four figure Latitude: 52.43509134
Four figure longitude: -0.47163141
1:25K map: TL0483
1:10K map: TL08SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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