LVPL-44E914: Post medieval coin: Silver sixpence Elizabeth I

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Unique ID: LVPL-44E914

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Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). North second issue no.1997.

Obverse: Crown bust facing left, rose behind the head. Mint mark rose.

Reverse: Square shield on long-cross fourchée dividing the legend, above shield the year 1565
Legend reads: POSVI / DEV.AD / IVTORE / M.MEV.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1565
Date to: Exactly AD 1565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 26 mm

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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 facing left, rose behind the head.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH: D.G.ANG.FR.ET.HI.REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long-cross fourchée diving the legend, above shield the year 1565.
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV.AD / IVTORE / M.MEV.

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Buttercrambe with Bossall

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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