DEV-9E61BB: Silver shilling of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-9E61BB

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Medieval silver shilling of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553) dating to the third period, 1551-3. Tun initial mark, mint of London. North (1991, 123) number 1937.

The coin is 32.5mm in diameter and 1.1mm thick. It weighs 5.75g.

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 1551
Date to: Exactly AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 5.75 g
Diameter: 32.45 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSC receipt 017641

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: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1937)
Obverse description: Crowned bust turned slightly to left, rose to left, XII to right
Obverse inscription: EDWARD'. VI : D' . G' . AGL' .' FRA' . Z : HIB' . REX .
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over square topped royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV'. A/DIVTOR/E'. MEV'.
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Bickleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS9404
Four figure Latitude: 50.82580367
Four figure longitude: -3.50635632
1:25K map: SS9404
1:10K map: SS90SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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