Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).
Unique ID: KENT-06F297
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A fine Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Minted in London in 1579. North (1991) no. 1997.
Measurements: diameter: 26.04mm, thickness: 0.85mm, weight: 3g
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Length: 26.04 mm
Thickness: 0.85 mm
Weight: 3 g
This information is restricted for your access level.
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 head right.
Obverse inscription: +ELIZABETH D.'G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee on shield of Arms of England and France surmounted by date 1579.
Reverse inscription: +POSVI/DEV.'AD/IVTORE/M:MEV'.
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
4 Figure: TR2246
Four figure Latitude: 51.17013317
Four figure longitude: 1.17426287
1:25K map: TR2246
1:10K map: TR24NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1963||English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272||London||Spink and Son Ltd||134|