HAMP-586273: Post-medieval coin: Shilling of Edward VI

Rights Holder: Winchester Museum Service
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-586273

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A very worn, bent and incomplete mid-16th century debased silver post-medieval shilling of Edward VI struck at Tower mint, London in 1549 AD (probably North 1917/1). This coin has suffered considerable circumferential losses.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.75 mm
Width: 27.35 mm
Thickness: 1.15 mm
Weight: 3.62 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2009

Personal details

This information is restricted for your access level.

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2699; S4

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, 1549-1550 (N 1917/1 - 1925)
Obverse description: Bust crowned facing right
Obverse inscription: (Pheon?) EDW[ARD] VI D'. G'. AGL. [F]RA'. Z . HIB'. RE[X]
Reverse description: Indiscernible [oval shield crowned and garnished] with '[E] R' at sides
Reverse inscription: [TI]MOR :[DOM]INI [FON]S [V]ITE : M:D:XL I[X] ('the fear of the Lord is a fountain of life' - Proverbs xiv. 27)
Initial mark: Pheon?
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Urchfont CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: HAMP-91F294
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A worn and incomplete mid 16th-century (debased - 50%) silver shilling of Edward VI struck at the Tower I mint, London in 1549 AD (North 1917/…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: HAMP-912841
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A worn and incomplete mid 16th-century (debased - 25%) silver shilling of Edward VI struck at Tower I mint, London in 1551 AD (North 1944/1). …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: WMID-BD2090
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A fragment of a silver post-medieval shilling of Edward VI, dating from 1549, minted in London, North number 1917/1.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.