LVPL-258223: No. 38
Silver sixpence of Edward VI (1547-53), minted in London 1549-51

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-258223

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver sixpence of Edward VI (1547-53), minted in London 1549-51. North no. 1938.

Notes:

No. 38

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1549
Date to: AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 26.95 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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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
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards with rose to left and VI to right
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G ANGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV [?] ADIVTORE MEV
Initial mark: Y
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely 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: Newbold Astbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8461
Four figure Latitude: 53.1459
Four figure longitude: -2.240668
1:25K map: SJ8461
1:10K map: SJ86SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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