COIN

Unique ID: ESS-52EC62

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Medieval silver coin: groat of Henry VI. Minted in Calais. North 1427.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Exported to the United States of America
Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1422
Date to: AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 3.72 g
Diameter: 26.55 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Laura McLean - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Laura McLean - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAE/0159/08

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (second reign) [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Calais [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1351 - 1485 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Groat: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1423 - 1427) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Facing bust. Annulet by either side of bust.
Obverse inscription: +HENRIC.DI.GRA.REX.ANGL.FRANC
Reverse description: Cross. Three pellets in each quadrant, central annulet in two quadrants.
Initial mark: Cross II (North p73)
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Essex
District: Colchester
To be known as: North Of Colchester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 10th March 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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