LEIC-431496: Edward VI shilling

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-431496

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A Post-Medieval silver shilling of Edward VI (1547 - 1553), dating to c.AD 1551 - 1553. Third coinage, Tun initial mark. Mint of London.
North (1991) Volume 2, p 123 no 1937
Diameter: 33 mm
Weight:

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1551
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 33 mm

Personal details

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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, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1937)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left XII behind rose in front
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Longcross fourchee over shield with date above
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Tun
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Stretton en le Field (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3012
Four figure Latitude: 52.70484389
Four figure longitude: -1.5574464
1:25K map: SK3012
1:10K map: SK31SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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