WILT-3247F0: Early Post-Medieval coin : Penny of Henry VIII struck under Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-3247F0

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A Medieval penny of Henry VIII struck under Edward VI (posthumous issue), measuring 15mm and weighing 0.53g. Die axis 9, worn.

Obverse: Crowned bust facing
HE'8 D.'G.'ROSA SINE SPINA
Rev: Shield of arms over long cross fourchée
CIVI TAS[ ] BRIS TOLIE

Mint: Bristol, 1547-51

Reference: North 1886, Spink 2421

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.53 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th October 2011 - Thursday 26th January 2012

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Salisbury Museum Entry Form No. 3792

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Bristol
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
Obverse inscription: HE’8 D.’G.’ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Shield of arms over long cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS[ ] BRIS TOLIE
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Westbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8750
Four figure Latitude: 51.24902
Four figure longitude: -2.187642
1:25K map: ST8750
1:10K map: ST85SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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 1886

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Audit data

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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