LVPL-272DA2: Silver sixpence of Edward VI, 'Posthumous' Old Head Coinage of Henry VIII, 1547-1550.

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-272DA2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver sixpence of Edward VI, 'Posthumous' Old Head Coinage of Henry VIII, 1547-1550. Minted in Dublin. Some of the edges are missing.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1547
Date to: AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 24.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2009

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver: Edward VI, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust of Henry VIII
Obverse inscription: HENRI...AGL...REX
Reverse description: Long cross over a shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS DVBLINIE
Initial mark: P
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Rampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8078
Four figure Latitude: 53.292932
Four figure longitude: -0.801266
1:25K map: SK8078
1:10K map: SK87NW
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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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