IOW-CCA529: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward VI

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Unique ID: IOW-CCA529

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete post-Medieval base silver penny of Edward VI (1547-1553), minted at York and dating to the period 1550-1553. Initial mark: mullet (North 1991: 124, ref: 1946).

Obverse: [E D G ROS]A:SIN[E SP]INA; Double rose.

Reverse: [CI]VI/TAS/[EBO]/RACI; Long cross fourchée over royal shield.

Diameter: 15.0mm. Weight: 0.48g. DA=12:3.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Exactly AD 1550
Date to: Exactly AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th March 2019 - Wednesday 27th March 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-1-48

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1945, 1946)
Obverse description: Double rose
Obverse inscription: [E D G ROS]A:SIN[E SP]INA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over royal shield
Reverse inscription: [CI]VI/TAS/[EBO]/RACI
Initial mark: Mullet
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 124, ref: 1946

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Audit data

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

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