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Unique ID: PUBLIC-1527F6
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A fragment of a silver post medieval sixpence of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553) Fine issue, Initial mark Y (1551) Tower of London.
JJ North, vol 2, page: 123, reference: 1938
Weight: 0.93gms, Length: 23.8mm, Width: 12.2mm
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Length: 23.8 mm
Width: 12.2 mm
Weight: 0.93 g
Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th August 2020
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Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1938, 1939)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with rose to the left and VI to right
Obverse inscription: E[DWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX] illegible or missing
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over royal shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/DEVV A/IVTOR/E mEV] illegible or missing
Initial mark: Y
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1960||English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son||123||1938|