WILT-F39B55: Post-Medieval Coin

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Unique ID: WILT-F39B55

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An incomplete post medieval silver groat of Edward VI, dating to AD 1547-1549. First period of coinage in own name. Reverse depicting the royal shield on a long cross. Uncertain initial mark. Cf. North vol.II p.121 no.1897 or 1898.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1547
Date to: Exactly AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 20.31 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5225

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Edward VI, 1547-1549 (N 1897, 1898)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [...] REX
Reverse description: The royal shield on a long cross.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stratford Toney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0927
Four figure Latitude: 51.04228563
Four figure longitude: -1.87300201
1:25K map: SU0927
1:10K map: SU02NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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