NARC-27CF87: Medieval half groat of Henry VII, obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-27CF87

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval half groat of Henry VII, Type F probably minted at Canterbury by the King and Archbishop Morton jointly between 1490 and 1500. The coin is clipped but otherwise in good condition.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1490
Date to: AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a 9-arched ornamental tressure of 2 lines. Double arched crown with no jewels.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL...Z..M?
Reverse description: Long cross with 3 pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: POSVI AVDIVTORE MEV (within outer circle) CIVITAS CANTOR (within inner circle)
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5965
Four figure Latitude: 52.279988
Four figure longitude: -1.136607
1:25K map: SP5965
1:10K map: SP56NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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