CAM-4398BE: Post-Medieval coin : Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I.

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-4398BE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, AD 1558-1603. Obverse shows a crowned bust left, rose behind head. Obverse legend reads ELIZABETH:DG ANG.FR'ET.HI'REGINA. Obverse initial mark is a pheon (AD 1561-1565). Reverse shows a long cross fourchee over royal shield, 1561 above. Reverse legend reads POSVI/DEV.'AD/IVTORE/M.MEV.' . Reverse initial mark is a pheon (AD1561-1565).

Die axis is 3 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 3.12 g
Diameter: 26.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd April 2017 - Saturday 22nd April 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler

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 head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH:DG ANG.FR'ET.HI'REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield, 1561 above.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV.'AD/IVTORE/M.MEV.'
Initial mark: Pheon (AD1561-1565).
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

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: Lowick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9480
Four figure Latitude: 52.40993797
Four figure longitude: -0.61952067
1:25K map: SP9480
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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