SUSS-CF0554: coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-CF0554

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Edward VI. From his third period (AD 1550-1553).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.45 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 15.69 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd August 2004

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Double Rose
Obverse inscription: [E]DG [ROSA] SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Firle

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1975 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink & Son 103 1945

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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