SOM-834EE9: Post medieval coin: penny of Edward IV in name of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-834EE9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval base silver penny of Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII dating AD 1547 to 1551. Initial mark unclear, possibly none / unclear or none. Minted at London. North (1991:120) 1883

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: 0.36 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th January 2019 - Monday 4th March 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 018357

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1883 - 1888)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: H .[ D . G] . ROSA . SIN[E . SP]INA
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield over long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS / LON/DON
Initial mark: None / [...]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: South Perrott

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

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

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Audit data

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

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