KENT-31F77E: medieval coin: halfgroat of Henry VII

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Unique ID: KENT-31F77E

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A clipped and slightly bent medieval silver halfgroat of Henry VII (1483-1509) dating to the period 1501-07. I.m martlet. Minted in York at the Episcopal mint under Archbiship Savage. North (1991) no. 1716.

Measurements: 18.2mm diameter, 1.23g in weight.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1501
Date to: Circa AD 1507

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII, Facing bust issue, York Royal Mint (N 1713 - 1717)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with keys at the neck
Obverse inscription: [+HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL] Z FR
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Folkestone and Hythe (District)
Parish or ward: Brookland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9825
Four figure Latitude: 50.99033532
Four figure longitude: 0.81992777
1:25K map: TQ9825
1:10K map: TQ92NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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