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Unique ID: HESH-7FB696

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver shilling of Edward VI (1547-1553). The coin is broken and only a fragment remains - most probably struck between April 1547 and April 1550. Initial Mark:lost

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.51 g
Diameter: 28.4 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFD Entry Form No: HFDMG 2754

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: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, not further defined (N 1896, 1917/1 - 1925, 1937, 1943/1 - 1944/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [ED]WARD [VI] D G ANG [...]
Reverse description: Garnished shield (possibly crowned)
Reverse inscription: [TIMO]R DOMINI FON[S VITE ...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Huntington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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