LIN-540A9E: Post-medieval copper alloy copy of a shilling

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-540A9E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A contemporary copy silver washed copper alloy shilling of Edward VI (1547-1553).

Obverse: ?ED[WARD VI D G AGL FRA] HIB REX; crowned bust facing right

Reverse: [TIMOR DOMINI FONS] VITE M D X LIX; oval shield

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st July 2013

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
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: Unclear crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: ?ED[WARD VI D G AGL FRA] HIB REX
Reverse description: Oval shield
Reverse inscription: [TIMOR DOMINI FONS] VITE M D X LIX
Initial mark: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Walcot Near Folkingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0634
Four figure Latitude: 52.89300981
Four figure longitude: -0.42584204
1:25K map: TF0634
1:10K map: TF03SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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