BERK-338B85:

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-338B85

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of Henry VIII (AD1509-1547). First coinage (AD1509-1526). Mint: York, I.M.: Pansy. North (1994) No.1771

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 1509
Date to: Circa AD 1526

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th December 2020

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VIII, 1509-1526 (N 1763 - 1772)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: HENRIC VIII DI GRA REX ANGL F Z
Reverse description: Royal shield over cross fourchee which divides the legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI / TAS / EBO / RACI
Initial mark: Pansy
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kintbury (Unitary Authority Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3766
Four figure Latitude: 51.39183949
Four figure longitude: -1.46961653
1:25K map: SU3766
1:10K map: SU36NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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