KENT-8BE88E: Sixpence of elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-8BE88E

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A fine silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Second (North) issue 1561-1582. Mintmark of Long Cross and dated to '1580'. North (1991, 135) no.1997.

Measurements: 26.67mm in diameter, 0.99mm thick and 3.21g in weight

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 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.99 mm
Weight: 3.21 g
Diameter: 26.67 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
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 right
Obverse inscription: +ELIZABETH'D'G'ANG:FR:ET:HI'REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee on royal shield surmounted by date '1580'
Reverse inscription: +POSVI/DEV:AD/IVTORE/M:MEVM
Initial mark: Long Cross
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Preston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2561
Four figure Latitude: 51.30362649
Four figure longitude: 1.22651956
1:25K map: TR2561
1:10K map: TR26SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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