OXON-519A01: Post-Medieval coin:  Penny probably of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-519A01

Object type certainty: Certain
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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 most of its circumference to chips only the edge between 8 and 10 o'clock on the reverse survives.

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 1550
Date to: Exactly AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.2 mm
Width: 10.1 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st September 2019 - Thursday 20th February 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OMS receipt 2380

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Possibly double rose
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: long cross fourchée over square topped royal shield
Reverse inscription: [...]/[...]/LO[N]/[...]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Great Haseley CP

Spatial coordinates


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

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

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

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