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Unique ID: BH-D0F793
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An incomplete Post-Medieval silver groat of Edward VI (1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII, dating AD 1547-1551. No initial marks. Uncertain mint, possibly Southwark. As North 1975, no. 1872.
North, J.J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th February 2019 - Sunday 24th February 2019
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Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1871 - 1876)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC  D G [AGL FRA Z HIB [REX]
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield. Sixth bust.
Reverse inscription: CI[...]n
Initial mark: None/none
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: SP9382
Four figure Latitude: 52.42808363
Four figure longitude: -0.63366174
1:25K map: SP9382
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
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