BUC-14E05D: Post Medieval Coin: shilling of Edward VI

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Unique ID: BUC-14E05D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A base silver shilling of Edward VI, 1550-1553, Southwark mint, base issue, third period (1550-1553). North 1991 volume II, pg. 124: 1943/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 4.4 g
Diameter: 30.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th May 2017 - Wednesday 10th May 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM: 4673

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Bust crowned facing right
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI DG AGL FRAZ HIB REX
Reverse description: Oval shield crowned and garnished with 'E/R' at sides
Reverse inscription: TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITAE MDL
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
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 pg. 124: 1943/2.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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