KENT-04DD4A: Gold halfcrown of Edward VI

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A worn and clipped Post-Medieval gold half crown Edward VI (AD 1547-1551) . First period coinage, in own name 1547-1549. Southwark mint. North (1991) no. 1895.

Measurements: Diameter: 19.15mm; thickness; 0.7mm; weight: 1.36g.

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 19.15 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfcrown: Edward VI, 1547-1549 (N 1895)
Obverse description: Crowned Rose, uncrowned initial either side 'E-R', lozenge stops
Obverse inscription: [RUTILANS.ROSA.SINE.]SPIN.
Reverse description: Royal shield crowned, uncrowned initials 'E-R' at sides. lozenge stops
Initial mark: E
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Stalisfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9553
Four figure Latitude: 51.24283865
Four figure longitude: 0.79236243
1:25K map: TQ9553
1:10K map: TQ95SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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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