NLM-F7A989: Post-Medieval Coin: sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F7A989

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), sixth coinage, dated 1592. In very fine condition.

Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head. Mintmark tun (123).

Obverse inscription: ELIZAB'D'.G'.ANG'FR'ET:HI'.REGI'.

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 15 92

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'AD/IVTORE/M.MEV'.

Diameter: 25.9mm, Weight: 2.98gms, die axis: 12

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 1592
Date to: Exactly AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.98 g
Diameter: 25.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th April 2018

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: NLM39054

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, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Bust left, rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB'D'.G'.ANG'FR'ET:HI'.REGI'.
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 15 92
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'AD/IVTORE/M.MEV'.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Stokeham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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