BUC-5CC7D3: Post medieval coin: Groat of Edward VI

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Unique ID: BUC-5CC7D3

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A silver post medieval groat of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553) dating to the first period, 1547-9. Tower of London mint, arrow initial mark. North 1991 volume II, page 121, 1897.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.6 mm
Width: 23.8 mm
Weight: 1.82 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4934

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Edward VI, 1547-1549 (N 1897, 1898)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: EDWARD [...] D G A G FR Z HIB [...]
Reverse description: Royal shield on long cross
Reverse inscription: POSVI [...]
Initial mark: Arrow
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7120
Four figure Latitude: 51.87406119
Four figure longitude: -0.9700912
1:25K map: SP7120
1:10K map: SP72SW
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: Date find submitted for recorded
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 12 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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