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Unique ID: HESH-3B6F11

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Silver sixpence of Edward VI (1547-1559), third period (1550-1553) initial mark: tun (1552-1553).

North: 1938

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1552
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 26.7 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Newport History Society

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1938, 1939)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left - Tudor Rose in front Value mark: VI behind
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G ANGL FRAN Z HIB
Reverse description: Royal shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 12 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: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
To be known as: Ecclesfield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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