SUR-961E20:

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-961E20

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A silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), second issue, dated to 1569. Obverse: crowned bust, left, rose behind. Coronet initial mark. Reverse: long cross fourchee over royal shield. North (1991), p 134, number 1997.

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 1569
Date to: Circa AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 2.25 g
Diameter: 25.4 mm

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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, left, rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G' ANG' FRA ET HI REGINA .
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield.
Reverse inscription: POSVI. / DEV.AD / IVTORE/ M.MEVM.
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Leigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2247
Four figure Latitude: 51.20918579
Four figure longitude: -0.25486529
1:25K map: TQ2247
1:10K map: TQ24NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son

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