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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A38A41

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A worn and broken silver groat of Edward VI (1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII minted c. 1547 - 1551. North 1871, Tower mint

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 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 25.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Metson
Identified by: Mr David Metson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Edward VI, not further defined (N 1871 - 1876, 1897, 1898)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC [... ] D [... ] AGL [... ] B REX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee on a square shield dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: POSUI D[...]D[..]ORE ME[... ]
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Great Ashfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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