COIN

Unique ID: SF-60D592

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of Henry VII, facing bust issue, c.1490-1500 AD. As North, 1975: no. 1712.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1490
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 18.87 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]

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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: Half groat [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Canterbury [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1351 - 1485 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII, Facing bust issue, Class 3 (N 1708, 1709, 1712) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a double stranded multifoil, all within an inner circle. Double arched crown.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL [R?]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing inner and outer legends, thre pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV A/DIVTO/R MEV // CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Reverse mintmark: Tun
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Cambridgeshire
District: East Cambridgeshire
To be known as: Bottisham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Monday 11th June 2012
Updated: Monday 11th June 2012

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