SUSS-0CBE89: A silver Groat of Henry VI

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Unique ID: SUSS-0CBE89

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A complete silver Groat of Henry VI, First reign (AD 1422-1461). Annulet issue. Incurved pierced cross initial mark. Calais mint, dating AD 1422-1427. As North (1991), p.74, nos:1424 or 1427.

Measurements: diameter: 26.29mm; thickness: 0.81mm and weight: 3.53g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 3.53 g
Diameter: 26.29 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1423 - 1427)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Annulets by bust.
Obverse inscription: [HEnRI]C DI'GRA [REX]AnGLIE [Z]FRAnC.
Reverse description: Long cross reverse with three pellets in each quadrant, and an annulet in two, legend in two fields.
Reverse inscription: +POSVIā—¦/DE[..]:A/DIVTOR/[..mEVm VIL/LA;/CALI/SIE: double saltire stops
Initial mark: Pierced incurved cross
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
Parish or ward: Ditchling (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3313
Four figure Latitude: 50.9011669
Four figure longitude: -0.10996393
1:25K map: TQ3313
1:10K map: TQ31SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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