LVPL-47E174: Silver sixpence of Edward VI (1547-1553), dating to 1550-1553, North no. 1938/9

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-47E174

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver sixpence of Edward VI (1547-1553), dating to 1550-1553, North no. 1938/9.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1550
Date to: AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2007

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1938, 1939)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards with a rose to the left and VI to the right.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G ANGLIE FRANCIE Z HIBERNIE REX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over a shield
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEUM ADIUTORE MEUM
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Willaston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6652
Four figure Latitude: 53.064153
Four figure longitude: -2.508819
1:25K map: SJ6652
1:10K map: SJ65SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

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. 1938/9

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Audit data

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

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