DEV-8E55C3: Post-Medieval coin: penny of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-8E55C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-Medieval silver penny of Edward VI (1547-1553), dating to the period 1550-1553. London mint. North (1991, 124) No. 1945.

The coin has lost part of its outer edge above the shield on the reverse.

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 1550
Date to: Exactly AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th January 2019 - Thursday 4th April 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 018371

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
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 ROSA] SINE SPI[NA]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS / LON]/DON
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
To be known as: Hurstbourne Priors

Spatial coordinates


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

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: DEV
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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