LON-9C5401: A post medieval silver farthing probably of Edward VI (AD1547-1553).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-9C5401

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A post medieval silver farthing probably of Edward VI (AD1547-1553).

Dimensions: diameter: 8.54mm; weight: 0.09g.

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 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.09 g
Diameter: 8.54 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Farthing: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1948)
Obverse description: Portcullis
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with a single pellet in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [CIVIT]AS DEO[---]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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