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Unique ID: WILT-FEDCFE
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
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 action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 14.55 mm
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Other reference: SSWM 5069
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
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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