NLM-7954BD: Medieval coin: groat of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7954BD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Groat of Henry VII (1485-1509), London mint issue of 1495-1498

Obverse description: Facing bare-shouldered bust with spade-shaped face within six-arched treasure with lis on its cusps; ornate curvilinear crown ornaments. Initial mark Pansy (30).

Obverse inscription: HENRICxDIxGRAx[---]

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle, legend of two orders.

Reverse inscription: [inner]CIVI/TAS/[LON]/DON [outer]: POSVI/DEV[---]ExxMEV

Diameter: 24.3mm, Weight: 2.89gms, die axis: 7

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1495
Date to: Exactly AD 1498

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.89 g
Diameter: 24.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd May 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM46633

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: Facing bare-shouldered bust with spade-shaped face within six-arched treasure with lis on its cusps; ornate curvilinear crown ornaments.
Obverse inscription: HENRICxDIxGRAx[---]
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle, legend of two orders.
Reverse inscription: [inner]CIVI/TAS/[LON]/DON [outer]: POSVI/DEV[---]ExxMEV
Initial mark: Pansy (30)
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Burwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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