IOW-D2A091: Post Medieval Coin: Half Groat of Edward VI.

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-D2A091

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Half groat of Edward VI (Coinage in the name of Henry VIII 1547-1551). North 1881.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1547
Date to: AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th December 2005

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2006-3-7

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned three-quarter bust to right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Square shield over a cross fourchee dividing the legends
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS CAN TOR
Initial mark: None

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 99 1881

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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