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Unique ID: DYFED-C4C80E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Elizabeth I Silver sixpence, dated to 1583 (5th issue). The obverse depicts the bust of Elizabeth I facing west, with a rose behind her neck to her right. The majority of the legend has been worn away and is difficult to understand but the letters 'ELIZAB' can be made out in the top right hand quarter of the coin. The reverse shows a shield with fleur de lis in the top left and bottom right quarters, and three lions in the top right and bottom left. The date 1583 is shown above the shield. The coin is whole but very worn .The coin weighs 2.7g and is 25mm in diameter.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Jenna Smith
Identified by: Ms Jenna Smith

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kidwelly

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DYFED
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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