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Unique ID: IOW-4277E7
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A post-Medieval silver halfgroat of Edward VI (1547-1553), minted at Southwark. Initial mark: arrow, 1547-1549 (North 1991: 121, ref: 1900).
Obv. [ ]WRD D G AGL FR Z HI R[ ]; Crowned bust right.
Rev. CIVI/TAS/LON/DON; Royal shield on long cross.
Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th July 2011
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Other reference: IOW2011-4-241
Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Edward VI, 1547-1549 (N 1899 - 1901)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]WRD D G AGL FR Z HI R[ ]
Reverse description: Royal shield on long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Arrow
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1991||English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son Ltd||121||1900|