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Unique ID: LIN-02D00A
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A gold half-sovereign of Edward VI, mint of London. North (1991) no.1911. Struck January 1549 - April 1550.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Diameter: 28 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014 - Sunday 1st March 2015
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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
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
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