DENO-707045: Post medieval coin: shilling of Edward VI.

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Unique ID: DENO-707045

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Post medieval coin. Hammered silver shilling of Edward VI, 1549. Possibly a contemporary forgery, as it appears to have a silver wash. Diameter 31.90mm, thickness 0.90mm, weight 4.24g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 4.24 g
Diameter: 31.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby Museum Entry No. E4798 A&T coin 2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust of king facing right.
Obverse inscription: EDW[ARD] VI D G AGL FRA Z [HIB REX]
Reverse description: Oval shield crowned and garnished with E R at sides (unclear).
Reverse inscription: TIM[OR D]OMIN[I FONS VITE MD]XL[IX]
Initial mark: Unclear

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Sleaford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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