LANCUM-53D73C: Broken silver hammered coin, probably sixpence Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: LANCUM-53D73C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Worn and broken silver hammered post-medieval coin, probably a groat or sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603 AD). Reverse of square shield on long cross fourchee, [......]VI[............]. The coin is 21.78mm in diameter, 0.33mm in thickness and weighs 0.77g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.33 mm
Weight: 0.77 g
Diameter: 21.78 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5225

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

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Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Over Kellet (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5169
Four figure Latitude: 54.11452486
Four figure longitude: -2.75106409
1:25K map: SD5169
1:10K map: SD56NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Woodland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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