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SOM-808810: Post Medieval coin: penny of Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-808810

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

Post Medieval silver penny of Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII, initial mark unclear, minted at London (Tower mint or Southwark), 1547-1551 AD, North 1883

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 21st March 2011

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 020620

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1883 - 1888)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing slightly to right
Obverse inscription: [h D G ]ROSA SINE SPIN[A]
Reverse description: Square topped shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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