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Unique ID: SUR-E347B8

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A silver shilling of Edward VI (1547-1553), t mint mark dating to 1549-1550. Canterbury mint. As North (1991), p122, number 1921.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1549
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 4.93 g
Diameter: 30.4 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, 1549-1550 (N 1917/1 - 1925)
Obverse description: Crowned bust, right.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA HIB REX
Reverse description: Oval shield, crowned and garnished with E R at sides.
Reverse inscription: TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITE M D XLIX
Initial mark: t
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: East Meon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6821
Four figure Latitude: 50.9843981
Four figure longitude: -1.03263671
1:25K map: SU6821
1:10K map: SU62SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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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Updated: 2 years ago

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