LON-292CC5: Post Medieval silver penny of Edward VI

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Unique ID: LON-292CC5

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A Post Medieval silver penny of Edward VI (AD1547-1553). Initial mark: pierced mullet (AD1552-1553). York mint. North no 1946.

Dimensions: diameter: 15.84mm; weight: 0.93g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1552
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 15.84 mm

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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: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1945, 1946)
Obverse description: Double rose
Obverse inscription: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS EBORACI
Initial mark: Pierced mullet
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: St. Katharine's and Wapping (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3380
Four figure Latitude: 51.503293
Four figure longitude: -0.085156
1:25K map: TQ3380
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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