SUR-F9B871: Post medieval coin: Farthing of Edward VI

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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Unique ID: SUR-F9B871

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

A silver farthing, probably of Edward VI, 1547-53. Mint of London.

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 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.16 g
Diameter: 8.78 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 14-800 F10 C178

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Farthing: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1948)
Obverse description: Portcullis
Obverse inscription: [... DI GRA]
Reverse description: Cross and pellets
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Godstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3551
Four figure Latitude: 51.24221088
Four figure longitude: -0.06736378
1:25K map: TQ3551
1:10K map: TQ35SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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