KENT-87CA25: Elizabethan sixpence

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-87CA25

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete heavily worn and clipped silver post-medieval sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Uncertain Issue, dating between 1561-1603. Coin's obverse is illegible and only the reverse shield is visible, but this indicates the reverse legend was clipped away.

Measurements: 17mm long, 9.4mm wide, 0.72mm thick and 0.57g in weight.

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 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 9.4 mm
Thickness: 0.72 mm
Weight: 0.57 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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, not further defined (N 1997, 2015, 2024 - 2031)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [+ELIZAB(ETH) D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI(NA)]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee on royal shield surmounted by date.
Reverse inscription: [+POSVI/DEV.'AD/IVTORE/M:MEV]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Denton with Wootton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2246
Four figure Latitude: 51.17013317
Four figure longitude: 1.17426287
1:25K map: TR2246
1:10K map: TR24NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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