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Unique ID: LANCUM-F21A10

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

Counterfeit of a third period sovereign of Edward VI dating to 1551-3AD, initial mark looks like a y. EDWARD [VI] D G AGL FRA Z [hIN REX] is the ob legend and IhS AVTEm TRANSIENS PER mEDIVm ILLORVM IBAT is the rev legend. Diameter is 26 mm, it weighs 7.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1551
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.9 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 18th April 2017 - Saturday 18th March 2017

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sovereign (or unite, laurel or pound)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sovereign: Edward VI, not further defined (N 1863 - 1864, 1906, 1926 - 1927)
Obverse inscription: EDWARD [VI] D G AGL FRA Z [hIN REX]
Initial mark: Y?
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Carlisle (District)
Parish or ward: Askerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY5371
Four figure Latitude: 55.03129045
Four figure longitude: -2.73682805
1:25K map: NY5371
1:10K map: NY57SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Allotment

References cited

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

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