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Numismatics
Ruler: Edward VI, King of England, British, 1537–1553, ruled 1547–53
Mint: London
Artist: Unknown

Sixpence of Edward VI, King of England from London

1551–53

Silver

3.25 g, 1:00, 27 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of Dr. John G. Adams, B.A. 1874
2001.87.26109
Geography: 
Made in London, England
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
British
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Dr. John G. Adams, to about 1900; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1900 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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