LEIC-537C16: 537C16 POst medieval silver shilling of edward VI

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Unique ID: LEIC-537C16

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post Medieval silver shilling of Edward VI, 1547-53.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1547
Date to: AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: right facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVIDIGRAREX[...]
Reverse description: Royal shield in oval border flanked by royal initials ER
Reverse inscription: [TIM]ORDOMINI[FONSVITE]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Blaby (District)
To be known as: Thurlaston

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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