LANCUM-85FC79: Post-medieval coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-85FC79

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I dating from AD1561. Mintmark pheon.

Obv: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA

Rev: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV

Ref: North 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: Exactly AD 1561
Date to: Exactly AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.46 g
Diameter: 20.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr Dot Boughton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 183

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 D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over royal shield with date above
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: pheon
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Copeland (District)
To be known as: Muncaster

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From 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

No references cited so far.

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