LEIC-1A5241: Edward VI shilling

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Unique ID: LEIC-1A5241

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver shilling of of Edward VI (1551 - 1553), Tun mm. The coin is in good but worn and pierced condition, is 32mm in diameter and weighs 5.08g. Smooth wear and pierced hole suggest coin may have been worn as a touch-piece.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1551
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.08 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th January 2000

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 643

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1937)
Obverse description: Bust worn smooth. Pierced
Obverse inscription: EDWD:GZ.HIB.REX
Reverse description: Shield.,Tun mm
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVIORE/MMEV
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: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Barkby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6410
Four figure Latitude: 52.683923
Four figure longitude: -1.0547
1:25K map: SK6410
1:10K map: SK61SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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