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Unique ID: OXON-517AD9
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A worn and incomplete post-Medieval silver penny probably of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553), dating to the period 1550-1553. London mint. North (1991: 124) No. 1945. The coin is very worn and missing large ships between 6 and 8o'clock, and at 10 o'clock on the reverse.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st September 2019 - Thursday 20th February 2020
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Other reference: OMS receipt 2380
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1945, 1946)
Obverse description: Possibly double rose
Obverse inscription: [.]DG [...]INE[...]
Reverse description: long cross fourchée over square topped royal shield
Reverse inscription: [...]/[...]/[...]DO[.]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
|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|