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Unique ID: YORYM-B45DBA
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
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 action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 4.9 g
Diameter: 29.9 mm
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Other reference: YMT : E04636
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
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.
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