SOM-087937: Post-Medieval coin: penny of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-087937

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-Medieval silver penny of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII dating to AD 1547-1551. no initial mark, minted at Canterbury, North (1991:120) no. 1887

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 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Thursday 23rd February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19098

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1883 - 1888)
Obverse description: Facing bust of Henry VIII
Obverse inscription: H'. D'. G'. ROSA . SINE . SPA lozenge stops, Roman lettering
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over Royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS CAN/TOR, Roman lettering
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Cranmore CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: About one year ago

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