LVPL-290E03: post medieval coin: shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-290E03

Object type certainty: Certain
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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

Notes:

Finder ref no.153.

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 1549
Date to: Exactly AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.46 g
Diameter: 30.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th August 2004 - Wednesday 25th August 2004

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Firle

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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