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COIN

Unique ID: SF-3A11E9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval silver shilling of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553), Second Period, t initial mark, dating to AD 1549-1550 (N 1921). Mint of Canterbury. Ref: North 1975: 1921. The coin is now significantly bent out of shape. 

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 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.53 g
Diameter: 29.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th November 2019 - Monday 27th September 2021

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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: Canterbury
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 [ANGLIE ] FRA Z H[IB] REX
Reverse description: Oval shield crowned and garnished with E R in fields
Reverse inscription: [TIM]OR DOMINI FONS [VITE] MDXLIX
Initial mark: t
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bradfield St Clare

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son

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Recording Institution: SF
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Updated: About one month ago

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