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Unique ID: PUBLIC-6A78E3
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver Post Medieval coin; a sixpence of Edward VI (AD 1547 - 1553), third coinage (1550 - 1553), tun initial mark. See North number 1938 on page 123.
The coin is 26.91mm diameter, 0.62mm thick, and weighs 2.7g.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 26.91 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd 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: three quarters facing crowned bust with rose on the left and VI on the right.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over a royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTORE' MEV;
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: TQ8828
Four figure Latitude: 51.02063312
Four figure longitude: 0.67916145
1:25K map: TQ8828
1:10K map: TQ82NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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