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OSM Postbox Royal Cypher Report

Table of Non-standard Values

Lists any UK postboxes with a royal_cypher tag whose value is not one of: 'VR', 'EVIIR', 'GR', 'EVIIIR', 'GVIR', 'EIIR', 'crown', 'scottish_crown', 'no'.

Found 42 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID LE Royal Cypher Fixme
NN18 112 5154234676 5w EIR
KA9 2 3962747039 22m ER
TA12 66 2908251909 14m ER
3423202044 14m ER
TA13 73 4318197498 16m ER
HR8 296 818648443 3y ER
823670174 4y ER
HR8 476 823670181 3y ER
HR8 297 823670220 3y ER
PO4 109 851378420 14m ER
CV34 127 2998058385 15m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 17m ER
TN3 292 4318193739 16m ER
SG2 235 803451443 5y ER
2022238144 15m ER
KT13 10 3260105793 3y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 3y ER
W4 41 4837708920 6m ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 3y ER
E11 13 753349799 3m ERVII
E3 6 2507272297 15m GIVR
4354921524 15m GR;␣GVIR
SY6 243 3240799306 8m GVIIR
PO40 301 689837288 6m GVIIR
L2 756 618725901 13m GVR
CB8 78 264658504 6y GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 21m Not␣visible
601121086 16m VR;␣GR
AB25 45 2959053827 3y VR;␣GR
TN13 53 410982516 8m VR;␣GR
BT61 17 5175067527 2w none
BT61 20 5176845224 4w none
FK15 142 5216460065 7d none
LE14 52 1572685651 23m obscured
ME19 6 310856960 14m obscured
EX20 98 1478222703 6m unknown
TA3 273 3655733341 5m unknown
BN8 498 3541796104 2y unknown
GU1 199 413448859 5m unknown
WD18 81 4798176698 2m unknown
WD18 95 4798176699 7m unknown
SL6 29 5148016961 5w ¢VIR

Note that some Edward VII boxes actually only show an "ER" cypher, but these are relatively rare, and an "ER" value is just as likely to be an error from a mapper who's missed the small Roman numerals in EIIR.

Table of All Values

Cypher No. of Boxes Notes
VR 1503 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1063 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 3017 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 140 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 1499 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 12897 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 4 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 959 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 385 No cypher on box.
42301 No royal_cypher tag.
EIR 1
ER 18
ERVII 1
GIVR 1
GR; GVIR 1
GVIIR 2
GVR 2
Not visible 1
VR; GR 3
none 3
obscured 2
unknown 6
¢VIR 1

Some mappers have also user other keys to represent the Royal Cypher:

Data derived from OpenStreetMap data, © OpenStreetMap Contributors, licensed under Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL). XAPI courtesy of Overpass API.