SF-AA52E5: Shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-AA52E5

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

A worn and incomplete silver shilling of Edward VI, probably second period, c.1549-1550 AD. Approximately one quarter of the coin is missing due to old breaks. As North, 1975: nos. 1917-1919.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1549
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.23 g
Diameter: 29.91 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2010

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, 1549-1550 (N 1917/1 - 1925)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D[]HIB R
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield surmounted by crown, E R at the sides, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: []INI:FONS:VITE:[]
Initial mark: Y?
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Kedington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: SF
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 12 years ago

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