PUBLIC-157BC0: Post-medieval coin: Penny of Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII (obverse)

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-157BC0

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An incomplete post-medieval silver penny of Edward VI (1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII (1509-1547). Posthumous issue (North 1883). Initial mark: unclear, dating to 1547-1551. Mint of London (Tower). North (1975, 100).

This coin has suffered a significant loss to its circumference as well as various abrasions; it measures 14.32mm in diameter, 0.52mm in thickness, and weighs 0.39g

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 1547
Date to: Exactly AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.52 mm
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 14.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th April 1982

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1883 - 1888)
Obverse description: Three quarters bust facing right
Obverse inscription: h D G R[OS]A SINE . SPIN
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CI[VI]/TAS/ [LO]N/DON
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Tonbridge and Malling (District)
Parish or ward: Aylesford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7258
Four figure Latitude: 51.29514966
Four figure longitude: 0.46559617
1:25K map: TQ7258
1:10K map: TQ75NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while metal detecting the River Medway tidal section
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 100 1883

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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