DEV-0A8653: Post medieval coin: sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-0A8653

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A Post-Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603), dating to AD 1568. Second coinage, coronet intial mark, London mint. North (1991: 134) no. 1997.

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 1568
Date to: Exactly AD 1568

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 25.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017622

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: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA
Reverse description: Square topped shield quartered by long cross forchee dividing legend. Date above (1568).
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Kentisbeare (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0407
Four figure Latitude: 50.85452006
Four figure longitude: -3.36520858
1:25K map: ST0407
1:10K map: ST00NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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