GLO-FCF057: GLO-FCF057 Silver shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-FCF057

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver shilling of Edward VI

Date 1549

Diameter 31mm, weight 3.84g

Obverse: crowned bust facing right

Obverse inscription: EDWARD [VI D G] AGL FRA Z HIB RE[X]

Reverse: Royal coat of arms on an oval shield

Reverse inscription: [TIMO]R [DOMI]NI FO[NS VITE] M D XL[I]X

Mint: Canterbury

Mintmark: t

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.84 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2013 - Tuesday 30th April 2013

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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, 1549-1550 (N 1917/1 - 1925)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: EDWARD [VI D G] AGL FRA Z HIB RE[X]
Reverse description: Royal coat of arms on an oval shield
Reverse inscription: [TIMO]R [DOMI]NI FO[NS VITE] M D XL[I]X
Initial mark: t
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
To be known as: Hardwicke

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: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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