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Unique ID: LVPL-290E03
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A complete silver post medieval shilling of Edward VI (1547-1553), second coinage, dating to 1549. Grapple initial mark, mint of London. North no.1917/1.
Obverse: Crowned bust right. Legend: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse: Oval shield, crowned and garnished, E R at sides. Legend: TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITE MDXLIX
Finder ref no.153.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 4.46 g
Diameter: 30.35 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th August 2004 - Wednesday 25th August 2004
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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: Shilling: Edward VI, 1549-1550 (N 1917/1 - 1925)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Oval shield, crowned and garnished, E R at sides
Reverse inscription: TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITE MDXLIX
Initial mark: Grapple
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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