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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-E93F28

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

A sixpence of Elizabeth I dating to 1592 Obverse: crowned bust facing left, rose behind. ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms, all divided by a long cross, 1592 above POSUI DEU ADIVTOTEM MEU

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 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.53 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Friday 8th February 2019

Personal details

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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, 1582-1602 (N 2015)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left, rose behind.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms, all divided by a long cross, 1592 above
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEU ADIVTOTEM MEU
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Saltford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6868
Four figure Latitude: 51.41011217
Four figure longitude: -2.46148235
1:25K map: ST6868
1:10K map: ST66NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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