KENT-297F56: adulterated silver post-medieval coin

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-297F56

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A heavily worn and incomplete base silver shilling of Edward VI (r.1547-1553), from the third period coinage (1550-1553), minted at Southwark or London North 1943-1944.

Measurements: Diameter: 29.19mm, thickness: 0.98mm, weight: 1.97g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.98 mm
Weight: 1.97 g
Diameter: 29.19 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: [+E]DWARDVS : D : G : ANGL' FRA[NCIE Z HIBERNIE REX]
Obverse inscription: Crowned bust righ
Reverse description: Oval shield crowned and garnished, with E R at sides
Reverse inscription: [+TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITE._____]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Ripple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3447
Four figure Latitude: 51.17433035
Four figure longitude: 1.34626396
1:25K map: TR3447
1:10K map: TR34NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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