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GLO-24E44A:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-24E44A

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

An incomplete silver half groat of Henry VII dated to 1489-1493 Mintmark: Cinquefoil

Obverse: Crowned bust facing forward (double arched crown) HE-[…]

Reverse: long cross with three pellets in each angle POS - E MEU] / CIVI-DON

Note: this coin has been cut in half

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1489
Date to: Circa AD 1493

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th December 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VII, Facing bust issue, not further defined (N 1703 - 1706)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forward (double arched crown)
Obverse inscription: HE-[]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: POS - E MEU] / CIVI-DON
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Sandhurst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8323
Four figure Latitude: 51.90527585
Four figure longitude: -2.24850957
1:25K map: SO8323
1:10K map: SO82SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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