SUSS-F2E416: Coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-F2E416

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver half groat of Edward VI. This coin has been clipped and the edges are very worn, making the legends very difficult to read. Two chips have been removed from opposite edges of the coin.

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 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.34 mm
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 19.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 2004

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR[--------------]
Reverse description: Long cross.
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS CAN TOR (in the inner cirle)
[PO]SVI [DEV]M.AD[IVTOREM] MEVM (in outer cirle)- with saltire stops.
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Aldingbourne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: SUSS
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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