NARC-9062CC: NARC-9062CC : Sixpence : Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-9062CC

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver Sixpence of Elizabeth I (AD 1558-1603). Long cross fourcée over squared shield reverse. London mint. Eglantine mint mark. AD 1574.

Diameter: 24.80mm, Thickness: 0.78mm, Weight: 1.8g

The coin is missing a portion of its outer flan between 9-12 O'clock.

North, Vol II, P 134, No 1997.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1575

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.78 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 24.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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
Type: Sixpence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G [ANG FR ET HI] REGINA
Reverse description: Long cross over squared shield with date above
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/]DEVAD/IVTORE/[M:MEVM]
Initial mark: Eglantine
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Market Harborough-Little Bowden (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7587
Four figure Latitude: 52.47578687
Four figure longitude: -0.89720905
1:25K map: SP7587
1:10K map: SP78NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 134 1997

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Updated: 8 days ago

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