LEIC-3F74C5: Post Medieval silver coin, probably a sixpence, of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-3F74C5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, 1580.

Notes:

coin could not be weighed as it was sealed in a coin pouch.

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 1580
Date to: Circa AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 24 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Left facing crowned bust with Rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETHDG ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Shield quartered by a long cross, date above 1580.
Reverse inscription: [POSVI] DEVADIVTOREMMEVM
Initial mark: latin cross

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
Parish or ward: Swarkestone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3828
Four figure Latitude: 52.84816832
Four figure longitude: -1.43720316
1:25K map: SK3828
1:10K map: SK32NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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