DENO-2EB692: Post Medieval Coin: Posthumous Penny of Henry VIII (under Edward VI)

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Unique ID: DENO-2EB692

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Post Medieval Coin: Complete struck or hammered silver penny. Posthumous issue of Henry VIII with bust of Edward VI. Minted c.1547-1549.

Coin Classification: North number 1902/3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Friday 31st December 2010

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7073

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII - Edward VI
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver coin of Henry VIII, 3rd coinage, or Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII
Obverse description: Crowned bust right of Edward VI
Obverse inscription: H.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross over shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Kirklington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: DENO
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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