WMID-658C47: Post medieval coin: Sixpence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-658C47

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

A complete silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1559 to AD 1603), dating to the period AD 1568. Minted at the Tower of London. Mintmark: Coronet. C.f. North vol 2, p134, no 1997.

Diameter: 24.0 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 2.1 g

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 1568
Date to: Circa AD 1568

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2019 - Tuesday 30th April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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 head
Obverse inscription: [ ]BETH D G ANG[ ]
Reverse description: square shield on long cross fourchee dividing the legend. Date 1568 above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI ADIVIT OREM MEV
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stoke upon Tern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6729
Four figure Latitude: 52.85747181
Four figure longitude: -2.49154523
1:25K map: SJ6729
1:10K map: SJ62NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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