DENO-2C9219: Post Medieval: Base silver Shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-2C9219

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete, base silver, Post Medieval Shilling of Edward VI (AD 1547 - AD 1553), Third period coinage (AD 1550 - AD 1553), POSVI DEVM ADIVITOREM MEVM reverse type, probably dating to the year AD 1551. Initial Mark: Uncertain. Mint of London. North Vol II, page 124, No 1943/1 - 1944/2.

Length: 28.5 mm
Width: 21.4 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 2.3 g

Coin is incomplete and much of the detail is missing or obscurred.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1551
Date to: Exactly AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.5 mm
Width: 21.4 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 2.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th November 2016 - Tuesday 29th November 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8442

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1943/1 - 1944/2)
Obverse description: Probable crowned bust right, draped.
Obverse inscription: [ ]DWA[ ]
Reverse description: Flat topped Royal shield and legend divided by long cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: [ ]/[ ]VM A/DIVITOR/[ ]
Initial mark: Uncertain
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Amber Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Shottle and Postern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3246
Four figure Latitude: 53.01035831
Four figure longitude: -1.5245213
1:25K map: SK3246
1:10K map: SK34NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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