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Unique ID: WMID-DDB55B

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A silver Post-Medieval sixpence of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553 dating to AD 1550-1553. Tun initial mark (AD 1551-1553. Mint of London. North (1991) Vol 2. No. 1938.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.87 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 27.31 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1938, 1939)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing with rose to the left and VI to the right.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over royal shield, dividing legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV A/DIVTOR/E MEV
Initial mark: tun
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8412
Four figure Latitude: 52.70542894
Four figure longitude: -2.23823521
1:25K map: SJ8412
1:10K map: SJ81SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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