YORYM-957625: Post-Medieval Coin : Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-957625

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I dated to AD 1569. Second issue. Square shield on long cross fourchee reverse. Coronet initial mark. Mint of London.

North Vol 2, p.134, 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 1569
Date to: Circa AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05531

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, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEVAD/IVTORE/MMEV
Initial mark: Coronet
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 Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Newby Wiske (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3688
Four figure Latitude: 54.28636969
Four figure longitude: -1.44851017
1:25K map: SE3688
1:10K map: SE38NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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