LIN-77DCD1: Medieval silver penny

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Unique ID: LIN-77DCD1

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A clipped silver farthing of Edward VI. The legend is entirely missing.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1550
Date to: Ante AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 9 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Farthing: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1948)
Obverse description: Portcullis
Obverse inscription: (E D G ROSA SINE SPI)
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: (CIVITAS LONDON)
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Kirkby La Thorpe (Civil Parish)

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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