KENT-64C4AC: Silver Penny of Edward VI

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Unique ID: KENT-64C4AC

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A silver penny of Edward the VI, 1547-1549 issue, North type 1902. Southwark mint. Bust and legend extensively worn but partly legible, some abrassion around circumference obscuring possibility of clipping, coin folded on deposition.

Measurements: diameter 14.5 mm, thickness: 0.6 mm. Weight: 0.53 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.53 g
Diameter: 14.5 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
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, 1547-1549 (N 1902, 1903)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: E D G RO[S]A [SIN S]PIN
Reverse description: Royal Shield on long cross
Reverse inscription: CI[V]I|TAS|[LON]|DON
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Great Chart with Singleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9640
Four figure Latitude: 51.12574083
Four figure longitude: 0.79958434
1:25K map: TQ9640
1:10K map: TQ94SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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