WILT-FEDCFE: Post medieval: Silver based penny, Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-FEDCFE

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An incomplete and very worn silver base penny from the third period (AD1550 - 1553) of the reign of Edward VI. The obverse shows the Tudor Rose, the reverse depicts a long cross fourchee over a royal shield. North 1942.

Close to one edge is a perforation c1.5mm in diameter, perhaps so that it could be worn as a pendant.

It is 14.55mm in diameter and weighs 0.39g.

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 1550
Date to: Exactly AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 14.55 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5069

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1942)
Obverse description: Rose
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: A long cross fourchee over a royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Broad Chalke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0324
Four figure Latitude: 51.01537053
Four figure longitude: -1.95860828
1:25K map: SU0324
1:10K map: SU02SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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