SUSS-FB5B24: Post Medieval coin: Groat of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-FB5B24

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Post medieval base silver groat of Edward VI (1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII, Bust 5, 1547-1551 AD, minted at Canterbury, North 1875

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.72 g
Diameter: 24.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th January 2009

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1871 - 1876)
Obverse description: Crowned bust three quarters facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC 8 D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield over long cross with arms ending in half roses
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ [CAN]/TOR
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Near Worthing

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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