DEV-750B2E: Post medieval coin: sixpence of Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: DEV-750B2E

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A post medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), dating to 1574.

North (2006: 134) Type 1997. Minted at London, Eglantine initial mark.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1574
Date to: Exactly AD 1574

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.99 g
Diameter: 25.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2018 - Friday 23rd November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017777

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 facing left with rose behind the head
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend with date above the shield, 1574.
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEU ADIUTOREM MEU
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Clyst St George CP

Spatial coordinates

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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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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