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Unique ID: SF-11E001

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn base silver or base silver plated (copper-alloy cored) shilling either struck for or imitating an issue of Edward VI. Probably a second period issue of c. 1547-1550. C.f North 1917.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.59 g
Diameter: 30.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th March 2018

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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
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, 1549-1550 (N 1917/1 - 1925)
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield within inner border flanked by cipher E R

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Bacton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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