IOW-4277E7: IOW-4277E7 Post-Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-4277E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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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.

Class: Halfgroat

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1547
Date to: Exactly AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th July 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-4-241

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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

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Audit data

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

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