IOW-7899C4: Post-Medieval Coin: Shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-7899C4

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

A post-Medieval shilling of Edward VI (1547-1553. Initial mark: Y, 1549-1551, minted at Southwark (North 1991: 122, ref: 1917/2).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1549
Date to: Exactly AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.01 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th July 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-2-328

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, 1549-1550 (N 1917/1 - 1925)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: EDWARD.VI.D.G.AGL.FRA.Z.HIB.REX
Reverse description: Garnished oval shield, E R at sides
Reverse inscription: TIMOR.DOMIN.FONS.VITAE.M.D.XLIX (The fear of the Lord is the fountain of life)
Initial mark: Y
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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