YORYM-B45DBA: Post-Medieval Coin : Half-sovereign of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-B45DBA

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A gold half-sovereign of Edward VI dating to the period AD 1547 - 1549. Second issue. Crowned garnished oval shield with ER to sides reverse. Arrow initial mark. Mint of London.

North Vol 2, p.121, no.1911.

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 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.9 g
Diameter: 29.9 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04636

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 FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Crowned garnished oval shield with ER to sides
Reverse inscription: SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EVM
Initial mark: Arrow
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Harpham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0860
Four figure Latitude: 54.02470345
Four figure longitude: -0.35288456
1:25K map: TA0860
1:10K map: TA06SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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