BUC-5C2D0A: Post medieval coin

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Unique ID: BUC-5C2D0A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver penny of Edward VI (1547-1553 AD), dating from the third period, 1550-1553. Mint of London, probable Escallop initial mark. The coin is oval shaped, and part of the legend has been clipped. North 1991 Volume II, page 124, number 1945.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.8 mm
Width: 12.8 mm
Weight: 0.75 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th January 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: ABCM 4647

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1945, 1946)
Obverse description: Double rose
Obverse inscription: [E D G R] OSA SINE [SPINA]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]TAS/[LON]/DO[N]
Initial mark: Probable Escallop initial mark
Die axis measurement: 5 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: Mentmore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8819
Four figure Latitude: 51.86265298
Four figure longitude: -0.72347096
1:25K map: SP8819
1:10K map: SP81NE
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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Page 124 Number 124

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

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