PUBLIC-C5CD37: Post-medieval coin: Shilling of Edward VI (obverse)

Rights Holder: Lincolnshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-C5CD37

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval silver shilling of Edward VI (1547-1553). Third period, fine silver (North 1937). Initial mark: tun, dating to 1551-1553. Mint of London (Tower). North (1991, 123)

It measures 30 mm in diameter

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1551
Date to: Exactly AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th December 2012

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Personal Ref.: 283

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1937)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, rose to left, XII to right
Obverse inscription: EDWARD.' VI : D' G'. AGL'. FRA'. Z : hIB'. REX :
Reverse description: Long cross fourcheé over royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEV.' A/DIVTOR/E.' mEV.'
Initial mark: tun
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Buslingthorpe

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
Discovery circumstances: Club Dig
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 123 1937

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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