CORN-46FD70: sixpence of Elizabeth I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-46FD70

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Third and Fourth Issues (1561-1577), mint mark indistinct, probably lion (1566-1567) but dated to 1567 on the reverse, Spink 2562.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1567
Date to: Exactly AD 1567

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.58 g
Diameter: 23.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th May 2018 - Sunday 6th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: can just make out crown of crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: EL[...] REGINA
Reverse description: square shield over long cross fourchee with date 1567 above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV [...]
Initial mark: lion
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sancreed (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW4030
Four figure Latitude: 50.11302066
Four figure longitude: -5.63808901
1:25K map: SW4030
1:10K map: SW40SW
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: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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