WILT-7473EB:

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-7473EB

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A post-medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, dating to AD 1561. POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV reverse, with square shield on long cross fourchée dividing the legend and date. Second issue, pheon initial mark with rose behind the head. Cf North, JJ, 1980, English Hammered Coinage Volume II, Spink & Son, London, p. 134, number 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 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 27.7 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2017-44

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 facing left, rose behind bust
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Shield over long cross, 1561 above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: West Tytherley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2830
Four figure Latitude: 51.06865338
Four figure longitude: -1.60176439
1:25K map: SU2830
1:10K map: SU23SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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