LON-73C6B1: A Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating from AD 1582. Initial mark letter A. Mint of London. North (1975:137, No. 2015).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-73C6B1

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A Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating from AD 1582. Initial mark letter A. Mint of London. North (1975:137, No. 2015).

Obverse: Crowned bust left; rose behind head right.
Obverse inscription: [ELIZAB D G] ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse: Long cross fourchee on shield of Arms of England and France surmounted by date 1582.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV.'AD/VTORE/M:MEV:

Dimensions: diameter: 25.75mm, Weight: 2.26g

Reference: North, J. J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink: London

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 1582
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.26 g
Diameter: 25.75 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

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, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left; rose behind head right.
Obverse inscription: [ELIZAB D G] ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee on shield of Arms of England and France surmounted by date 1582.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV.'AD/VTORE/M:MEV:
Initial mark: A
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Queenhithe (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Eyes only
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Updated: 10 days ago

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