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Unique ID: SUR-444C3C

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A silver post Medieval halfpenny of Henry VIII, second coinage with sunburst initial mark dating to 1537-1538. London mint. As North 1815.


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1537
Date to: Circa AD 1538

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd December 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: 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, 1526-1544 (N 1815 - 1820)
Obverse inscription: h[...]SIE SPIA
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS
Initial mark: Sunburst
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Epping Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Theydon Garnon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4798
Four figure Latitude: 51.66156213
Four figure longitude: 0.12394106
1:25K map: TQ4798
1:10K map: TQ49NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUR
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Updated: 5 months ago

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