DOR-8E6211: Silver shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-8E6211

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver shilling of Edward VI (1547 - 1553), probably dating to 1550 - 1553. The surface of the coin appears laminated and there is an area of copper corrosion. This may indicate that the coin is the base metal issue. The coin is bent and cracked.
Date: Post Medieval
Diameter: 29.93 mm
Weight: 3.28 g
Die axis: 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.28 g
Diameter: 29.93 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019473

Materials and construction

Primary material: 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, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1943/1 - 1944/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [ED]WARD [---] ANGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: TOMOR DOM[INI FONS] VITAE
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Sturminster Marshall

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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