LEIC-FAC85A: Post medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-FAC85A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I, 1574.

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 1574
Date to: Exactly AD 1574

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.89 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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
Obverse description: Left facing crowned bust with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETHDGANGFRETHIREGINA
Reverse description: Royal crest quartered by long cross, date above 1574
Reverse inscription: POSVIDEVADIVTOREMMEV
Initial mark: Acorn

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Freeby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8022
Four figure Latitude: 52.78965158
Four figure longitude: -0.81514442
1:25K map: SK8022
1:10K map: SK82SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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