LON-F0FD7D: A Post Medieval silver penny of Edward VI (AD1547-1553) or Mary and Philip (AD 1554-1558), dating AD 1550-8.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-F0FD7D

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A Post Medieval silver penny of Edward VI (AD1547-1553) or Mary and Philip (AD 1554-1558), dating AD 1550-8. The obverse depicts a double rose, the inscription reads either [---] ROSA S[INE SPINA]. The first letters could be either EDG, for Edward VI, MDG for Mary or PZMDG for Philip and Mary. Due to the condition of the coin it is impossible to say. The reverse depicts a long cross fourchee over the royal shield. The inscription reads [C]IVI / TAS / LON / D[ON]. The coin has been clipped and worn so that parts of the inscription are illegible. North (1975) no. 1942, 1963 or 1975.

Dimensions: diameter: 15.26 mm; weight: 0.55g.

Reference: North, J. J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink: London

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1558

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.55 g
Diameter: 15.26 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1942)
Obverse description: Double Rose
Obverse inscription: [---] ROSA S[INE SPINA]
Reverse description: A long cross fourchee over the royal shield.
Reverse inscription: [C]IVI / TAS / LON / D[ON]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Bromley (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Chelsfield and Pratts Bottom (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4862
Four figure Latitude: 51.33783119
Four figure longitude: 0.12329931
1:25K map: TQ4862
1:10K map: TQ46SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Recreational usage

References cited

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Audit data

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

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