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Unique ID: SUSS-7572C9
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A complete bent, Post-Medieval silver Groat of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547). Second coinage. Long cross fourchée over squared shield reverse with saltire in each fork. Unclear initial mark. Dating: AD 1526-1544. As North Vol II, P 111, No: 1797.
Measurements: diameter: 24.99mm, thickness: 1.00 mm, Weight: 2.64g
The flan is bent at 90 degrees.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.64 g
Diameter: 24.99 mm
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Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1797 - 1799)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: hEnRIC VIII D G R AGL Z FRAnC
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over squared shield with saltire in each fork (double saltire stops)
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV:A/DIVTOR/E':MEV
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SZ8298
Four figure Latitude: 50.77579398
Four figure longitude: -0.83838325
1:25K map: SZ8298
1:10K map: SZ88SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1991||English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son Ltd||111||1797|