DEV-A55442: Post-Medieval coin: Silver shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-A55442

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval silver groat of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII, dating to AD 1550-1551. First coinage, martlet initial mark. Tower of London mint. North (1991: 119) no. 1871.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1550
Date to: Exactly AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 24.9 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Leah Moradi
Identified by: Miss Leah Moradi

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017645

Materials and construction

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

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, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1871 - 1876)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [HE]NRIC 8 D G AG[L FRA Z HIB REX]
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV [A DIVTORE M]EV
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 7 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: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddletrenthide (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7199
Four figure Latitude: 50.78983684
Four figure longitude: -2.41278403
1:25K map: SY7199
1:10K map: SY79SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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