DEV-AE194A: Post medieval coin: penny of Edward VI

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Unique ID: DEV-AE194A

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A post medieval silver penny of Edward VI (1547-1533) dating from 1551 to 1553.

As North (1991: 123) no. 1942, third period coinage, fine silver. Minted at London. Tun initial mark.

Measurements: 16.1mm diameter, 0.9mm thickness, weight 0.90g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1531
Date to: Circa AD 1533

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2019 - Thursday 8th August 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018194

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: 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: E.D[...]ROSA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Musbury

Spatial coordinates

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

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

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