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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-136E0E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A debased silver halfpenny of Henry VIII, third or postumous coinage dating to 1544-1551. London Mint. As North 1859.

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 1544
Date to: Circa AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.19 g
Diameter: 10.2 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VIII, 1544-1547 (N 1859 - 1862)
Obverse description: Old bearded bust.
Reverse inscription: [...]AS/LON
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Somerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5029
Four figure Latitude: 51.95724584
Four figure longitude: -1.27379226
1:25K map: SP5029
1:10K map: SP52NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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