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SUSS-6D1435: An incomplete Post-Medieval groat of Edward VI (1547-53) in the name of Henry VIII, uncertain initial mark, struck at Bristol and dating to 1547-1549. Reference: North 1874

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-6D1435

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Post-Medieval groat of Edward VI (1547-53) in the name of Henry VIII, uncertain initial mark, struck at Bristol and dating to 1547-1549. Reference: North 1874

Obverse: Crowned bust right. [HEN]RIC 8 D [------]

Reverse: Long cross over Royal shield. CIVI/[TAS]/[B]RIS/[TOL]

The coin measures 25.7mm long, 18.6mm wide, 0.5mm thick and weighs1.35 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.7 mm
Width: 18.6 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th December 2016 - Monday 12th December 2016

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Bristol
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1871 - 1876)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: [HEN]RIC 8 D[----]
Reverse description: Long cross over Royal shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS] BRIS/[TOL]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
Parish or ward: Ringmer (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4311
Four figure Latitude: 50.88080564
Four figure longitude: 0.03137277
1:25K map: TQ4311
1:10K map: TQ41SW
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: Date is that first reported and recorded
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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