LIN-3D26D5: Post medieval coin: silver half groat of Henry VII(AD1489-1509).

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-3D26D5

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A complete post medieval silver half groat of Henry VII(AD1489-1509). 

Obverse: Crowned bust facing right. Inscription: HENRIC VII DI GRA REX AGL z

Reverse: Long cross fourchee over shield with two keys below shield. Inscription: POSVI/DEV.A/DIV TO/E MEV

Initial mark: martlet

Diameter: 20.4mm, thickness: 1.1mm, weight: 1.54g

See OXON-63F642

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 1489
Date to: Exactly AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 20.4 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat or halfgroat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII - Henry VIII
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: HENRIC VII DI GRA REX AGL z
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over shield with two keys below shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV.A/DIVTO/E MEV
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: Boston (District)
To be known as: Centre of Parish

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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