GLO-F121CB: GLO-F121CB shilling of Edward VI

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Unique ID: GLO-F121CB

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~~Silver shilling of Edward VI (1547-1553) dated to 1551-1553. Obverse: crowned bust ¾ facing left EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX. Reverse: shield on long cross fourchée POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV. Mint mark, Tun

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1551
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.96 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2017 - Wednesday 1st November 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1938, 1939)
Obverse description: Crowned bust ¾ facing left
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: shield on long cross fourchée
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bacton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO3631
Four figure Latitude: 51.97376635
Four figure longitude: -2.93310516
1:25K map: SO3631
1:10K map: SO33SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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