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SF-057D37: Incomplete shilling of Edward VI

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SF-057D37

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn and incomplete silver shilling of Edward VI, c. 1549-1550 AD. As North, 1975: no. 1921. Only one third of the coin survives, the remainder now missing due to old breaks.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1549
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.17 mm
Width: 27.83 mm
Weight: 1.97 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2012

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref.: 18

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, 1549-1550 (N 1917/1 - 1925)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: +EDW[]HIB REX
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield, [E] - R to the sides, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: TIM[]DO[...L?]IX
Initial mark: t
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Fressingfield

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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