DEV-19A32D: Post medieval coin: penny of Edward VI

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Unique ID: DEV-19A32D

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A worn post medieval silver penny of Edward VI (1547-1553), dating from 1547-1549.

First period coinage, unclear initial mark. Minted at Southwark. As North (1991: 121) no. 1902.

Measurements: 14.2mm diameter, 0.9mm thickness, weight 0.59g.

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
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th May 2019 - Monday 12th August 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018196

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, 1547-1549 (N 1902, 1903)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Royal shield on long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/.../(D)ON
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Cullompton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0107
Four figure Latitude: 50.85401372
Four figure longitude: -3.40781502
1:25K map: ST0107
1:10K map: ST00NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son

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Audit data

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

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