DOR-7F7AB1: Elizabeth I Sixpence

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-7F7AB1

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A post-medieval silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), dating to 1583. Third coinage, A initial mark. Mint of London.
Reference: North Volume 2 (1991) p 137 no 2015.
Diameter: 25.71 mm
Weight: 2.54 g
Die Axis: 11

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 1583

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.54 g
Diameter: 25.71 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 018050

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, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with rose behind
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over a shield with 1583 above
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEVM
Initial mark: A
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Purbeck (District)
Parish or ward: Langton Matravers (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SZ0080
Four figure Latitude: 50.61970687
Four figure longitude: -2.00136092
1:25K map: SZ0080
1:10K map: SZ00SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 137 2015

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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