LON-F69262: A Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating from AD 1565. Initial mark rose. Mint of London. North (1975:111, No. 1997).

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Unique ID: LON-F69262

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A Post Medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603) dating from AD 1565. Initial mark rose. Mint of London. North (1975:111, No. 1997).

Obverse: Crowned bust left; rose behind head right.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH [D G ANG:]FR.ET:HIB REGINA
Reverse: Long cross fourchee on shield of Arms of England and France surmounted by date 156[5].
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV.'ADIVTOREM.MEV:

Dimensions: diameter: 25.90mm, Weight: 2.87g

Reference: North, J. J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink: London

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 1565
Date to: Circa AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.67 g
Diameter: 25.25 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

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
Obverse description: Crowned bust left; rose behind head right.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH [D G ANG:]FR.ET:HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee on shield of Arms of England and France surmounted by date 156[5].
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV.'ADIVTOREM.MEV:
Initial mark: rose
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Wandsworth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Thamesfield (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2475
Four figure Latitude: 51.46040223
Four figure longitude: -0.21650964
1:25K map: TQ2475
1:10K map: TQ27NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Updated: 15 days ago

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