LIN-02D00A: Gold half sovereign of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-02D00A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold half-sovereign of Edward VI, mint of London. North (1991) no.1911. Struck January 1549 - April 1550.

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 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014 - Sunday 1st March 2015

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half sovereign (or double crown, ten shillings, half pound or half laurel)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Half-sovereign: Edward VI, not further defined (N 1865 - 1866, 1892 - 1893, 1907 - 1912, 1928, 1950)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: EDWARD:VI:D:G:AGL:FRAN:Z:HIB:REX
Reverse description: Crowned oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EVM
Initial mark: Swan
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Welton le Marsh

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: LIN
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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