SUR-C02B24:

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-C02B24

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver milled sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dated to 1562. Obverse: crowned bust left with large rose behind, star initial mark. Reverse: long cross fourchee over royal shield. North (1991), p138, number 2025/2.

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 1562
Date to: Exactly AD 1562

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 2.83 g
Diameter: 25.4 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
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, Milled coinage, 1560-1571 (N 2024 - 2031)
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Artington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9747
Four figure Latitude: 51.21397427
Four figure longitude: -0.61263101
1:25K map: SU9747
1:10K map: SU94NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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