SWYOR-C0D8FA: Post Medieval coin; sixpence of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-C0D8FA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Post Medieval coin; a sixpence of Edward VI (AD 1547 - 1553), third coinage (1550 - 1553), tun initial mark. See North number 1938 on page 123. The coin is 25.7mm diameter, 0.8mm thick, 2.46g.

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 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 2.46 g
Diameter: 25.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2002 - Monday 31st December 2007

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2397; Finder's reference PM 64

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: three quarters facing crowned bust with rose on the left and VI on the right.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD: VI: D. G: AGL [sic] [...] Z: HIB: REX:
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over a royal shield
Reverse inscription: [POSVI DEV A]DIVTORE' MEV;
Initial mark: tun
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Aberford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4438
Four figure Latitude: 53.83639833
Four figure longitude: -1.33286899
1:25K map: SE4438
1:10K map: SE43NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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