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Unique ID: ESS-CDE376
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A mostly complete mid-sixteenth century, struck, base silver farthing. The object is mostly complete. The details are very worn. It is dated between 1550 and 1553.
The object is 15.93mm in diameter, 0.63mm in thickness and 0.5g in weight.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.63 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 15.93 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st May 2011
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Other reference: Colchester OEF 6571
Denomination: Farthing (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Farthing: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1948)
Obverse description: Coat of Arms
Reverse description: Intelligible
Reverse inscription: [E] D G ROS[A SINE SPI]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: TL8719
Four figure Latitude: 51.83829
Four figure longitude: 0.712926
1:25K map: TL8719
1:10K map: TL81NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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