SF-C1743E: Post Medieval coin: penny of Edward VI under the name of Henry VIII.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-C1743E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete silver Post Medieval penny of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553), on the name of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547), dating to AD 1547-1551. Mint of Canterbury. North 1887.

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
Thickness: 0.58 mm
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 16.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th April 2019

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, not further defined (N 1883 - 1888, 1902, 1903, 1942, 1945, 1946)
Obverse description: Crowned three quarter bust right.
Obverse inscription: H . D. G . ROSA SINE [SPIN]E
Reverse description: Shield over long cross fourchée.
Reverse inscription: [...]C[A]N/TOR
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lackford

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: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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