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COIN

Unique ID: SF-D89711

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Post Medieval half groat of Edward VI (AD 1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547), sixth bust, dating to AD 1547-1551. Mint of York. North no. 1882.

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: 0.75 mm
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 24.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th December 2018

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: 411 BhM

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1877 - 1882)
Obverse description: Unclear crowned bust three quarters right; type 6.
Obverse inscription: [...]D.[G.]A GL FRA Z H[IB REX]
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield.
Reverse inscription: [CIV]I/TAS/EB[O]/RA[CI]
Initial mark: [...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Barnham

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: Other

References cited

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Audit data

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

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