WILT-80DC3D: Post-medieval coin: Shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-80DC3D

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A silver shilling of Edward VI dating to AD 1549. EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX obverse depicting a crowned bust facing right. TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITE MDXLIX reverse depicting an oval shield crowned and garnished with E R at sides. Initial mark Y. Southwark mint. North 1917/2 (North, JJ, 1991, English Hammered Coinage Volume 2, Spink & Son, London).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1549
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.73 g
Diameter: 31.15 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4297

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, 1549-1550 (N 1917/1 - 1925)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Oval shield crowned and garnished with E R at sides.
Reverse inscription: TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITE MDXLIX
Initial mark: Y
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chiseldon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1780
Four figure Latitude: 51.5186675
Four figure longitude: -1.75638784
1:25K map: SU1780
1:10K map: SU18SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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