PUBLIC-255319: An incomplete post medieval silver penny of Edward VI (1547-53), issued posthumously in the name of Henry VIII and dating from 1547-51.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-255319

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An incomplete post medieval silver penny of Edward VI (1547-53), issued posthumously in the name of Henry VIII and dating from 1547-51. York mint. North, volume 2, number 1888. Obverse description: Three-quaters facing crowned bust. Obverse inscription: H D G R[OSA] [S]IE SPI. Reverse description: Square topped shield over a long cross fourchée. Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS E]BORACI. Incomplete flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.61 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 13.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 23rd September 2010

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, not further defined (N 1883 - 1888, 1902, 1903, 1942, 1945, 1946)
Obverse description: Three-quaters facing crowned bust.
Obverse inscription: H D G R[OSA] [S]IE SPI
Reverse description: Square topped shield over a long cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS E]BORACI
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Tarring Neville

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Updated: 4 years ago

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