WILT-EAA903: Early Post-Medieval coin : Irish threepence of Edward VI

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Unique ID: WILT-EAA903

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Incomplete Early Post-Medieval debased silver Irish threepence of Edward VI, 18mm in diameter and bent, cracked and very worn. Mint: Dublin Date: after 1548 Reference: Seaby 6491


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1548
Date to: AD 1548

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Late 'Tower' bust of Henry VIII
Obverse inscription: ]HENRIC[ R]EX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee quartering shield with arms of Tudor England
Reverse inscription: CI[VI] T[AS DVB] LINIE
Initial mark: P

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Quarley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2743
Four figure Latitude: 51.185595
Four figure longitude: -1.615066
1:25K map: SU2743
1:10K map: SU24SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Seaby, P. 1984 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands: Standard Catalogue of British Coins, Volume 2 Spink and Son Ltd 6491

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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