NLM-7F2CDA: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7F2CDA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Probably a sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), clipped with removal of legend and loss of nearly half the mass, fourth issue, dated 1579.

Obverse description: Bust left, prominent ear, rose behind head

Revers edescription: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 1579

Diameter: 21.8mm, Weight: 1.70gms, die axis: 9

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 1579
Date to: Exactly AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 21.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th May 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: NLM39446

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: Bust left, prominent ear, rose behind head
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 1579
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haxey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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