HESH-910965: Post Medieval: Coin

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Unique ID: HESH-910965

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A silver shilling of Edward VI (AD 1547-1533) from the third period (AD 1550-1553) Initial Mark: Tun (AD 1551-1553)

North: 1937

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1551
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.99 g
Diameter: 32.4 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1937)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing - Tudor Rose to left value mark XII to right. The coins is slightly double struck
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADDIVORTEM MEV
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brampton Bryan

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

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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