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NLM-834F2E: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-834F2E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin. Sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603), third and fourth issue, dated 1569

Obverse description: [Bust left], rose behind head.

Obverse inscription: [ELIZA]BETH:D'.G[--]FR.E:HI'.REGINA

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 15 69. Mintmark coronet (74).

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'AD/IVTORE/M'MEV

Diameter: 25.0mm, Weight: 2.55gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1569
Date to: Exactly AD 1569

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.55 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42259

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: [Bust left], rose behind head
Obverse inscription: [ELIZA]BETH:D'.G[--]FR.E:HI'.REGINA
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, date over shield: 15 69. Mintmark
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'AD/IVTORE/M'MEV
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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