COIN

Unique ID: SOM-779C42

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post Medieval silver halfpenny of Henry VIII (1509-1547), first coniage, initial mark portcullis, 1509-26. Withers Class 1Bc, North 1779.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1509
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1526
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 11.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th June 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 020831

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VIII, 1509-1526 (N 1779 - 1780)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, saltire stops
Obverse inscription: hENRIC' x DI' x GRA x REXx A'
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee diving legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON
Initial mark: Portcullis
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

SOM-779C42: Post Medieval coin: halfpenny of Henry VIII

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: Wednesday 7th September 2011
Updated: Monday 12th September 2011 by Laura Burnett

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