BUC-773F51: Post Medieval coin: Shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-773F51

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver post medieval shilling of Edward VI (1547-1553) dating to c. 1551-3. Tun initial mark, Tower of London mint. North 1991, volume II, page 123, number 1937.

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 1551
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.97 g
Diameter: 31.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 30th January 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4650

Materials and construction

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

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, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1937)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with rose to the left, VII to the right
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV.A/DIVTORE.MEV
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Woodham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6918
Four figure Latitude: 51.85633274
Four figure longitude: -0.99953633
1:25K map: SP6918
1:10K map: SP61NE
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 find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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