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WAW-997BB7: Post Medieval coin: penny of Edward VI (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-997BB7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post Medieval coin: penny of Edward VI (1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII, minted in Canterbury between 1547 and 1551. North: No. 1887.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd April 2007

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1883 - 1888)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards.
Obverse inscription: [H] D G : ROSA SI[NE SPINA] Lozenge stops.
Reverse description: Long cross over a shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI / TAS / CA[ ] / [ ]
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Brailes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2940
Four figure Latitude: 52.057628
Four figure longitude: -1.578452
1:25K map: SP2940
1:10K map: SP24SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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 No. 1887

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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