NARC-D08EAE: NARC-D08EAE : Sixpence : Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-D08EAE

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver Sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Milled issue. Long cross fourcée reverse over squared shield. London mint. AD 1561-1571.


Diameter: 19.76mm, Thickness: 0.93mm, Weight: 1.9g.


North Vol II, P 138, No 2024-2031

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1571

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.93 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 19.76 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
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 with rose behind
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA]
Reverse description: Long cross fourcée over squared shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEVM]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9284
Four figure Latitude: 52.44622763
Four figure longitude: -0.64781433
1:25K map: SP9284
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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