DEV-EACFF3: Post medieval coin: penny of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-EACFF3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver penny of Edward VI (1547-1553), dating to 1551-1553.

North (1991: 123) no. 1942. Tun initial mark. Minted at London.

Measurements: 13.4mm diameter, 0.9mm thick weight 0.63g

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 1551
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 13.4 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018462

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1942)
Obverse description: King enthroned holding orb and sceptre
Obverse inscription: ROSA SINE SPINA SP
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Langport (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST1122
Four figure Latitude: 50.99049334
Four figure longitude: -3.26945465
1:25K map: ST1122
1:10K map: ST12SW
Grid reference source: From 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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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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