IOW-36B226: Post-Medieval Coin: Shilling of Philip and Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-36B226

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn post-Medieval silver shilling of Philip and Mary (1554-1558), minted at London and dated 1555 on coin. Initial mark: cross pattée (North 1991: 128, ref: 1968).

Obverse: PHILIP.ET.MARIA.D.G.REX.ET.REGINA.ANG.; Busts of Philip and Mary facing each other, crown above with 1555 at sides

Reverse: POSVIM.DEVM.ADIVTOREM.NOSTRVM.; Oval garnished shield with arms of Spain and England; above, a crown, which divides the mark of value X II

Diameter: 31.7mm. Weight: 5.83g. DA=12:10.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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: Exactly AD 1555
Date to: Exactly AD 1555

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.83 g
Diameter: 31.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th May 2016 - Sunday 15th May 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2016-1-194

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Philip of Spain and Mary Tudor
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Philip and Mary, 1554-1558 (N 1967 - 1969)
Obverse description: Busts of Philip and Mary facing each other, crown above with 1555 at sides
Obverse inscription: PHILIP.ET.MARIA. D.G.REX.ET.REGINA.ANG.
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield with arms of Spain and England; above, a crown, which divides the mark of value X II
Reverse inscription: .POSVIM.DEVM.ADIVTOREM.NOSTRVM.
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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